Gideon Levy is an Israeli journalist, currently for Haaretz, and author. Levy has won prizes for his articles on human rights in the Israeli-occupied territories.
Levy was drafted into the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in 1974 and served as a reporter for Israel Army Radio. From 1978 to 1982, he worked as an aide to Shimon Peres, then the leader of the Israeli Labor Party. In 1982, he began to write for the Israeli daily Haaretz. In 1983–87, he was an assistant to the editor-in-chief.
He has written a column called "Twilight Zone" about the hardships of the Palestinians since 1988. In 2004, Levy published a compilation of articles entitled Twilight Zone – Life and Death under the Israeli Occupation.
Sarah Helm, former Middle East correspondent for The Independent, was a staff correspondent for The Sunday Times and foreign correspondent for The Independent. She is the author of two books on World War Two, most recently, If This is A Woman, about the Nazi concentration camp for women. Her play Loyalty, about the Iraq War, was staged at The Hampstead Theatre in London. She is now working on a book about Gaza.