UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes, left, and head of the Joint List’s International Relations, Hadash MK Yousef Jabareen

UN Will Conduct Investigations into Israel’s “Nation-State” Law

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Fernand de Varennes, has started official proceedings to investigate a complaint against Israel submitted by the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel regarding the racist “Nation-State” law. During its recent meetings, the Follow-Up Committee decided to take international action against the law which was passed by…

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Chomsky Bravos CPI Conference against Racist “Nation-State” Law

The world renowned American linguist, political activist and writer Professor Noam Chomsky sent a letter to the emergency conference organized by the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Hadash which was held last Sunday, July 29, in Haifa against the racist “Nation-State Law.” More than 300 persons attended the conference held under the banner “Resist!”…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban during a joint press conference they held at the parliament in Budapest on Monday of this week, July 18, 2017

Hadash MK Protests Visit to Israel by Hungarian PM Viktor Orban

Hadash and leading Communist Party member Dov Khenin (Joint List) protested on Wednesday, July 18, the current official visit to Israel by Hungary’s Prime Minister Victor Orban, censuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his embrace of the racist European political leader who once praised a former Nazi ally. Orban arrived in Israel early on Wednesday…

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MK Odeh on US Retreat from Iran Nuclear Deal — “A Bad Decision that Endangers the Entire World”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked and praised US President Donald Trump Tuesday night, May 8: “Israel fully supports President Trump’s bold decision today to reject the disastrous nuclear deal with the terrorist regime in Tehran,” Netanyahu said in English just minutes after Trump’s dramatic announcement in the White House. So-called “Opposition Leader” MK Isaac Herzog…

MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) during the debate on Israel’s 2019 budget in the Knesset plenum

Joint List Votes against Israel’s Militarized & Neo-Liberal Budget

The Joint List has rejected the government’s proposed general state budget for 2019. During a plenum debate in the Knesset Communist MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) argued that the budget prepared by the government is designed to reinforce the occupation, intensify settlement construction, deepen discrimination and prejudice against the state’s Arab citizens, and…

Ushers brawl with Joint List lawmakers to take away the latter’s signs declaring "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine” before ousting them from the Knesset plenum during US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech in Jerusalem on January 22, 2018.

Ministers Rebuked for Calling Joint List MKs “Traitors” & “Terrorists”

The Knesset Ethics Committee reprimanded two cabinet ministers on Monday, March 12, for branding lawmakers from the Joint List “terrorists” and “traitors.” The committee also acknowledged that the Joint List MKs had breached protocol when they disrupted US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech to the Knesset on January 22. MKs from the Joint List held…