Uri Avnery

Lebanese Druze leader slammed after praising the late Uri Avnery

Joumblatt tweeted that Avnery's passing is "a great loss for the cause of peace." He also called Avnery "a fighter for the two-state solution".

Journalist, writer, peace activist

Avnery’s legacy

When we hear today about Israel abandoning its democratic traditions or criticism about issues it should all be seen through the lens of Avnery’s critiques of the 1960s.

Warrior for Peace: Uri Avnery passes away at 94

Avnery suffered a stroke in the second week of August this year, and died at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv on Sunday night, just three weeks prior to his 95th birthday.

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