50 minutes | Sep 18, 2020

18 | Tair Rada: Unsolved and Unjust

A school should be a place of learning, somewhere you feel safe. But in 2006, a 13-year-old girl in Israel went to the bathroom and never came back. Is the right man behind bars, or is there a second victim in this tangled case?Thanks for listening! Here’s how you can get in touch with comments and suggestions:Twitter: @PrashsMurderMap Email: prashsmurdermap@gmail.comCredits:Research, writing, narration and audio editing by PrashThanks to JP and Simon for providing the voice oversSources:Ashkenazi, Eli, 2006, “The writing was on the wall in Katzrin”, Haaretz, https://www.haaretz.com/1.4938395Azizi, Marianne, 2016, “Murder, intrigue and cover up: The Twin Peaks of Israel”, Shoah.org, http://www.shoah.org.uk/2016/06/04/Barkan, Noam, 2018, “New evidence in Tair Rada’s murder, 12 years later”, Y Net News, https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5371344,00.htmlEvidence Locker Podcast, 2019, “Episode 51 – Israel – Murdered at School”, https://evidencelockerpodcast.com/tag/tair-rada/Fraser, Giles, 2016, “Think love knows no boundaries? Try getting married in Israel”, The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2016/feb/18/think-love-knows-no-boundaries-try-getting-married-in-israelGuendelman, Y, Pines, A & Timor, M, “Shadow of Truth” miniseries documentary, NetflixI24NewsEnglish, “Israel’s top court upholds conviction of Zadorov for 2006 murder”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUuuOL2-J3kI24NewsEnglish, “New DNA Evidence in Murder of Israeli Girl”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOWNwzTlyb0Innocence Project https://www.innocenceproject.org/about/Lavers, Michael K, 2015, “Israeli transgender rights advocate takes own life”, https://www.washingtonblade.com/2015/11/18/israeli-transgender-rights-advocate-takes-own-life/LordanArts, 2016, “BrainScratch: Making Another Murderer, Israel Edition about Tair Rada”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62N3kHjCiV8Murder of Tair Rada, Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Tair_RadaStaff, Toi, 2020, “Over 1,000 anti-corruption protesters rally outside PM’s residence”, The Times of Israel, https://www.timesofisrael.com/hundreds-of-anti-corruption-protesters-rally-outside-pms-residence/Staff, Toi, 2018, “State mulls reopening grisly murder case after DNA test raises fresh speculation”, The Times of Israel, https://www.timesofisrael.com/state-mulls-reopening-grisly-murder-case-after-dna-test-raises-fresh-speculation/Staff, Toi, 2020, “State opposes retrial for convicted murderer who insists he was framed”, The Times of Israel, https://www.timesofisrael.com/state-opposes-retrial-for-convicted-murderer-who-insists-he-was-framed/Sverdlov, Leon, 2020, “Former Deputy Shin Bet head: Police fabricated evidence in Tair Rada case”, The Jerusalem Post, https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/former-deputy-shin-bet-head-police-fabricated-evidence-in-tair-rada-case-631951The National Registry of Exonerations, http://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/about.aspxYanovsky, Roi, 2016, “Another boyfriend tells Ynet: Tair Rada murder case should be reopened”, Y Net News, https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4786056,00.html“Zadorov Affair and suspected murder by schoolmates,” 2015,http://inproperinla.blogspot.com/2015/11/2015-11-05-zadorov-affair-and-suspected.htmlZamir, A, Dell’Ariccia-Carmon, A, Zaken, N & Oz, C, “The Israel DNA Database – the establishment of a rapid, semi-automated analysis system”, 2011, Forensic Science International, https://www.fsigenetics.com/article/S1872-4973%2811%2900129-3/fulltext
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