If an Arab dares to tell the story of his own people, he's a traitor and enemy of Israel. Actor and filmmaker Mohammed Bakri responds to Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit’s criticism of his 2002 movie, ‘Jenin, Jenin’
In my film, I tried to give a platform to the camp residents who had no voice. I didn’t know I would spend the next 14 years defending myself in court, my family from death threats and my reputation from an ongoing media and political lynching.
What is this equality you suddenly speak of? Your empty speech has no basis in reality. For the sake of both the peoples living here: resign.