Israel's First Lady of Human Rights: A Conversation with Shulamit Aloni

August 14, 2002


Shulamit Aloni

leading Israeli civil rights activist and former Knesset member who headed the Meretz Party.

Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouthi appeared in Israeli court today on murder and terrorism charges. Before the trial began, Barghouthi held his handcuffed hands in the air and shouted to reporters in Hebrew, English and Arabic: "peace will be achieved by the end of the occupation. No peace, no security." We speak with Shulamit Aloni, former Knesset member who headed the Meretz Party.

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