The number of challenges in promoting human rights in Israel and Palestine are great and the rewards in doing so can be few and far between. Yet despite the difficulties, there is a vibrant community of activists, professionals and other individuals who have dedicated their lives to helping others and advancing human rights in the region.
+972 set out to meet some of the most prominent difference-makers in the Israeli and Palestinian human rights community. We wanted to know how they see the state of human rights in Israel and Palestine today, what are the biggest challenges they and their organizations face, how they see the future of the conflict and those whom it affects, and what drives them personally.
In this ongoing series, +972 sits down with the heads of human rights organizations and other movers and shakers, bringing you their personal thoughts, professional wisdom and anecdotes from the unique struggles they have chosen to fight.