[VIDEO] What’s the story ?: Basil al-Adraa in Masafer Yatta

Masafer Yatta in the South Hebron Hills (AP)

Ghousoon Bisharat & Thomas Dallal

Mondiweiss  /  June 9, 2022

Basil al-Adraa on how the Israeli High Court decision to green light the destruction of Masafer Yatta gives judicial consent to the violence Israeli forces and settlers have practiced for decades.

Journalist and activist Basil al-Adraa explains how a recent decision by Israel’s High Court to green light the destruction of eight villages in his home of Masafer Yatta, an area of 20 Palestinian communities in the West Bank’s South Hebron Hills, gives judicial consent to the violence Israeli forces and settlers have practiced for decades.

VIDEO : What’s the story?: Basil al-Adraa in Masafer Yatta – Mondoweiss

As told to producer/director Ghousoon Bisharat and cinematographer/editor Thomas Dallal.

For more on the struggle in Masafer Yatta see The Ethnic Cleansing of Masafer Yatta: Israel’s new annexation strategy in Palestine.

Shu al-Qusa/What’s the Story is a video series by Ghousoon Bisharat and Thomas Dallal that illuminates Palestinian life and politics through intimate first person interviews with PalestiniansView the series here.

Ghousoon Bisharat is an experienced journalist and producer, as well as a strategic communications and international cooperation expert

Thomas Dallal is an award-winning photojournalist and cinematographer currently based in Haifa