President Reuven Rivlin met Tuesday afternoon at his residence in Jerusalem with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, following the cancelation of the latter’s meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu

Human Rights Groups after Their Meeting with the German FM: We Don’t Take Orders from Netanyahu

Far-right Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a scheduled meeting with Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday, April 25, after Gabriel planned meetings with representatives of Israeli human rights groups Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem. Netanyahu’s action is yet another manifestation of the continued rising intolerance in the Israeli government for any criticism targeting…

Tayseer Arouri (second from left) with residents of the Jordan Valley occupied by Israel

Birzeit Event Commemorates the Legacy of Dr. Tayseer Arouri

Friends, family, and comrades of the Marxist thinker and leader Dr. Tayseer Arouri commemorated his legacy on Tuesday, April 11, at Naseeb Aziz Shaheen Auditorium at Birzeit University, where his work spanning more than five decades was witness to his various public involvements. The ceremony started with the launch of the book TAYSEER: Recounting an…

"2015 V15 Victory"

Knesset Passes Law Restricting NGO Political Campaign Funding

The Knesset voted into law on Monday, March 20, a bill restricting non-profit organizations which seek to promote political agendas during election campaigns. Forty-one lawmakers voted in favor, while 27 opposed the bill. Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initiated the legislation, after the extensive campaign waged by the American-based V15 organization to oust him from…