Interviewed in 2009
Israeli Jewish Born in 1975 Lives in Tel Aviv Profession: Lawyer Works at Gisha: Legal Center for Freedom of Movement Interviewed by: Anat Langer-Gal
Trained as a lawyer, Sari Bashi and Professor Kenneth Mann founded Gisha, an organization that utilizes direct legal assistance and public advocacy measures to protect the freedom of movement of Palestinians. As Gisha's current Executive Director, Sari works to promote awareness of and sensitivity to human rights, challenging Israeli audiences, policy makers and thought leaders to recognize the great importance of ensuring those rights even during times of conflict. Gisha integrates new media with creative outreach methods and responds to the challenges collective security-oriented restrictions pose to the daily lives of civilians in Gaza.