Hadash chairman MK Mohammed Barakeh (Photo: Al Ittihad)

Hadash against Netanyahu’s “Jewish Nation-State” Bill

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is likely to support a new version of the discriminatory, so-called “Jewish Nation-State” bill proposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, even though this version makes no explicit mention of equality for Israel’s Arab-Palestinian citizens. On Thursday, November 20, the Attorney General’s Office released an opinion stating that Netanyahu’s proposal includes the…

Tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated in Tel Aviv against the "Nation-State Law" in August 2018. The placard held aloft in the foreground reads in Hebrew: "The Nation-State Law – Formal Apartheid”; in Arabic it reads: "Down with the Nation-State Law."

Joint List & Meretz Fail in 3 Bids to Topple Racist “Nation-State Law”

A coordinated effort of MKs from the Joint List and Meretz to repeal the racist “Nation-State Law” by bringing three separate bills to a Knesset vote was defeated in Israel’s parliament on Wednesday, July 15. Following its passage two years ago by the previous far-right government’s coalition as a quasi-constitutional Basic Law, the legislation was heavily…