Press Solidarity with David Sheen

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David Sheen is an independent journalist and film maker born and raised in Canada, now living in and reporting from Israel. Sheen began blogging when he first moved to Israel in 1999, and he later went on to work as a reporter and editor for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz.

His feature-length documentary film on ecological architecture, First Earth, was translated into a dozen languages and published by PM Press in 2010. Sheen also gave a TEDx talk on the topic of the film in Johannesburg, South Africa later that year.

His current work focuses primarily on racial tensions and religious extremism within Israeli society. On the basis of that work, Sheen was named a Human Rights Defender by the Front Line Defenders in 2017, the only person in Israel to receive that honor in a decade.

Articles by Date (80) | Articles By Topic (80) | Articles by Publisher:
Ha'aretz (71) | Alternet (21) | Mondoweiss (18) | Electronic Intifada (17)
Muftah (14) | Al Jazeera (8) | +972 Magazine / Local Call (7)
Huffington Post (5) | San Francisco Bay View (4)

Book journalist David Sheen today to speak at your campus or community

Sheen also lectures on the topics that he reports on. Since 2014, he has spoken at dozens of college campuses throughout the USA and Canada, and for European parliaments and civil society groups. To invite Sheen to give a presentation for your school or community group, contact him directly by e-mail (see above).

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Media Appearances (14) | Questions & Answers (25)

100+ journalists & journalist unions stand in solidarity with David Sheen

David Sheen is currently facing a SLAPP suit from one of the people he has reported on. In response, 100+ journalists and journalist unions from Israel*Palestine and around the world have expressed their solidarity with Sheen. Click here to learn about the case, and if you are a fellow journalist, to co-sign the letter of solidarity.