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Israel seen through its arms trade: an alternative narrative

Lecture and discussion with the Israeli human rights lawyer and activist Eitay Mack

Sunday 23 April 20:30, De Balie Amsterdam


In his lecture Eitay Mack will critically examines the dynamics between two narratives of Israel’s arms trade and its conduct in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
The official narrative of the State of Israel since its founding portrays it as a frontier for western Jewish democracy founded upon liberal values and respecting international norms and civil rights. Read more