Judy Mozes, wife of Water, Energy, Development of Negev and Galilee and Regional Cooperation Minister Silvan Shalom, tweeted this morning that she should have assassinated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad when she had the chance. Mozes uploaded a picture where she is seen a few feet behind Assad at the Pope’s 2005 funeral in Rome, adding that there was hardly any security there.
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Haggai Matar is an Israeli journalist and political activist. After writing for the short-lived Palestine Times, for Ha’ir Tel Aviv of the Ha’aretz group and for Zman Tel Aviv, the local supplement of Ma’ariv (where he became chairman of the journalists’ union chapter), he is now working as a freelance journalist. He was awarded the 2012 Anna Lindh Mediterranean Journalist Award for his +972 series on the separation wall.
In 2002, Matar was part of the Shministim (Seniors) Letter to then Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, and was imprisoned for two years for his refusal to enlist in the Israeli army. Since his release, he has been active in various groups against the occupation, as well as in several class-based struggles within Israeli society.
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