The killing of Eyad Al-Hallaq by the Israeli border police on 30 May 2020

Authors

  • Bhattacharya University of Delhi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.13551347

Keywords:

Eyad Hallaq, Critical Disability Studies, Disability Justice, Isarel, Palestine, Border Police, George Floyd, US Police, Autism

Abstract

An autistic body is a threat to the functioning of a neoliberal state. And as Israeli border police demonstrated on 30 May 2020, such a ‘late’ body with its impaired communication and social skills, is only fit to die. Eyad Al-Hallaq was not just ‘disabled’ by his autistic body but also by his racialised body. The ruthless Israeli border police therefore had no second thoughts before emptying out a bevy of bullets into this doubly disabled body of a 32-year-old Palestinian man.

Author Biography

Bhattacharya, University of Delhi

Department of Linguistics

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Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Bhattacharya, T. (2020) “The killing of Eyad Al-Hallaq by the Israeli border police on 30 May 2020 ”, Indian Journal of Critical Disability Studies. Delhi, India, 1(1), pp. 71 - 76. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.13551347.