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Adalah: Targeted Citizen (Life as a non-Jew in Israel)

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The film “Targeted Citizen” (15 minutes), produced by filmmaker Rachel Leah Jones for Adalah, surveys discrimination against the Palestinian citizens of Israel. With the participation of experts Dr. Yousef Jabareen of the Technion and Dr. Khaled Abu Asbeh of the Van Leer Institute, as well as Adalah attorneys Sawsan Zaher, Abeer Baker and Hassan Jabareen, inequality in land and housing, employment, education and civil and political rights are eloquently addressed. These interviews are reinforced by the contrasting informality of on-the-street conversations conducted by Palestinian comic duo Shammas-Nahas and punctuated by the hard-hitting rhymes of Palestinian rap trio DAM. The film’s theme song “Targeted Citizen,” written and recorded by DAM especially for Adalah, tells it like it is without missing a beat.

Source: Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

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5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Sayf

    March 27, 2010 at 1:22 PM

    the end made me laugh, but it was bittersweet.

  2. Farhan

    March 27, 2010 at 4:41 PM

    What a sad ending. It shows that not all Israelis hate Arabs/Muslims, but that some are just brainwashed. But, bBeing from South Africa, she should have known better.

  3. Slave of the Most Loving One

    March 27, 2010 at 4:42 PM

    :@ :s :(

  4. Umm Bilqis

    March 27, 2010 at 10:23 PM

    Jazak’Allah khairan for the video post highly informative of the prisoner lifestyle of the muslims in palestine. They must remind themselves that the issue is Islamic and not just Palestinian. They have been failed by fellow muslims.
    P.S I switched the sound off for Halal purposes : D
    Perhaps that is part of the problem, the brethren need to change their internal reality, pursue Islamic education and called for proper Islamic political/social and econonmic structure.
    Easier said than done but there is no other option they tried them all and keep losing liberties and land.

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