For interviews on violence in Gaza.
Dozens of Palestinians have been killed and over 2,700 injured by Israeli troops in Gaza following demonstrations in protest of the U.S. opening its embassy in Jerusalem. To discuss, we SPOTLIGHT Anna Therese Day, who is currently in Israel covering the embassy opening. Anna is an independent journalist and social media researcher, specializing in global civil society organizing, new media activism, and Middle East politics. Ms. Day has reported on the ground from Bahrain, Egypt, Israel & the Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mexico, Syria, Turkey, and the United States, with extended time in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories. Her portfolio includes the 2011 Libyan War, unrest in Bahrain, the Gaza Strip after Operation Cast Lead, post-election violence in Lebanon, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict generally, and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. Media includes: BBC, Al Jazeera, The Huffington Post, WGN Chicago, The Daily Beast, Ms. Blog.