Far-Right Gov’t Approves Further Funding for West Bank Settlements

Israel’s far-right government approved on Sunday, December 1, an additional 40 million shekels ($11.5 million) for settlements in the occupied West Bank. The overwhelming majority of the funding allocation approved by the cabinet – 34.5 million shekels ($9.9 million) – is reportedly a one-time grant for “security needs” of Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.…

The rally organized in Ramallah by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) against the decision by Israeli authorities to close down the offices of Palestinian TV in Jerusalem, November 21, 2019

Journalists Protest Israel’s Closing Jerusalem Offices of Palestinian TV

Hundreds of journalists joined a march and protest rally organized by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) on Thursday, November 21, against the decision by Israeli authorities to shut down the television offices of Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) in Jerusalem. The offices of PBC Television, a channel funded by the Palestinian Authority, received orders to close…

Hadash’s Ayman Odeh, Ta’al’s Ahmad Tibi, Balad’s Mtanes Shehadeh, and Ra’am’s Mamsour Abbas, the leaders of the four parties comprising the Joint List, confer outside the Ministry of Finance in Jerusalem, October 2019.

Odeh: Netanyahu’s a “Psychopath” for Targeting Arabs & Leftist Jews

Hadash MK Ayman Odeh, chairman of the Joint List, attacked far-right Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Saturday, November 30, for nurturing an atmosphere of loathing and brutality in Israel’s political space. “The hatred and violence that Netanyahu is fanning is spreading like a wildfire – Arabs, leftist Jews, journalists, the legal system and even members of…

Palestinians march during a demonstration in the West Bank city of Bethlehem in April, 2017, in which they called on Israel to return the bodies of slain Palestinian militants to their families. The headline in the poster reads: "#We Want Our Children."

Hadash Slams Bennett for Policy of Withholding Bodies of Militants

The Palestinian Authority (PA) called Israel a “terrorist entity” on Wednesday, November 27, after an announcement by the newly installed far-right Defense Minister Naftali Bennett that he has ordered that all bodies of Palestinian militants be withheld and not returned to their families as a “new deterrent against terrorism.” Hadash MKs also decried the decision,…