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by Greg Manahan
Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian who is also a member of the Knesset, Israel's Parliament. Far from being an obedient token Arab to prop up the Jewish state's claim of being the only democracy in the Middle East she is a vocal and practical activist for Palestinian rights who has received death threats and legal challenges from Israel's right. She came to Dublin to a standing room only public event organized by the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
Greg Manahan is Director and owner of I Direct Productions a television and live production company in Dublin, Ireland. He is also an outspoken advocate of human rights, particularly in the Middle East.