Idan Halili, just 19 years old, has written a feminist critique that has astounded established feminist voices around the world. Her analysis takes the form of a letter sent to the Israeli army asking for exemption from compulsory service, based on a feminist rejection of militarism. Last December, having spent two weeks in military prison because of her refusal to serve, Halili was exempted from conscription; her views, she was told, deemed her "unsuitable".Now read on.
April 17, 2006
Woman against war
Here's a Guardian article about a 19 year old Israeli woman who refused to serve in the miltary on feminist grounds.