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Andrea Peto on Why Gender Will Be a Key Battleground in Israel's Fight Against the Illiberal State

“In Hungary, Russia and Turkey, exhausted activists fight a repressive, powerful state for basic rights they used to take for granted. Israel's progressive forces should learn from their experience,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her op-ed in Haaretz.

“The news that Israel's far-right Noam party has compiled blacklists of feminists and LGBTQ activists is a surprise only to those who have not followed developments in countries like Turkey, Hungary or Russia, where illiberal forces have taken over the state,” she argues.

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Cover photo: Facebook / Benjamin Netanyahu