Dozens of companies involved in the Israeli combat, homeland security, and defense markets demonstrated their technologies during last week’s Tel Aviv Security Week Arms Expo. The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky headed to the conference to speak to representatives of the companies that help maintain the occupation through the building of walls, fences, checkpoints, or protest-suppression technologies.
By Lia Tarachansky / ‘The Real News’
Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist with The Real News Network reporting on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. She is the director of ”On the Side of the Road,” a documentary on Israel’s biggest taboo – the events of 1948 when the state was created. Tarachansky previously worked as a newsroom producer in The Real News’ Washington D.C. and Toronto headquarters, and her work has appeared on the BBC, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Canadian Dimension Magazine and others.