IARA LEE: “Creative and nonviolent actions are the most effective way of creating change”

Iara Lee — Brazilian of Korean descent living in the United States, documentary filmmaker and peace activist
(The responses were received from Bahrain on 7 March 2011 via e-mail)

“Seeing dead bodies that had been shot from close range was horrific. Nearly as awful were the subsequent arguments that blamed the unarmed passengers for the deaths of 9 fellow activists. Nevertheless, the Mavi Marmara for me will always be a symbol of effective nonviolent resistance.”

“Israelis run by murderous, intractable and illegal leaders. We must implement international law so that no governor feels entitled to be above the law, like Israel does and gets away with it.”

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