The Real News’ Lia Tarachansky visit the Tel Aviv Security Week Arms Expo to representatives of companies directly involved in the construction of Israel’s occupation over the Palestinians, whether by building walls, fences, checkpoints, or protest-suppression technologies. She also speaks to attorney Eitay Mack on his appeal to Israel’s Supreme Court to reveal the list […]
Author Archives: Eitay Mack and Lia Tarachansky
Eitay Mack is an Israeli social activist and human rights lawyer working for increased transparency and public oversight of Israel’s defense exports. His Supreme Court challenge led to the partial release of the names on the Ministry of Defense's list of arms and security exporters. Mack also works for the protection of the rights of Palestinians in the occupied territories and Israel, refugee rights and LGBT.
Lia Tarachansky is an Israeli-Russian journalist with The Real News Network reporting on Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Born in the Soviet Union, Tarachansky grew up in a settlement in the occupied West Bank. 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 appeared on BBC, Al Jazeera, USA Today, Canadian Dimension Magazine and others.