A demonstrator participating in last Saturday night’s anti-corruption protest in Tel Aviv carries one of Hadash’s anti-government placards: “When the government is against the people, the people are against the government.”

Tens of Thousands Protest against Government Corruption in Tel Aviv

Tens of thousands gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, December 9, for an anti-corruption demonstration directed at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, currently being investigated in two graft probes, amidst intense efforts by his far-right government to push through the so-called police “recommendations bill.” Netanyahu’s close political ally and chairman of the coalition, MK David…

Knesset Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women meeting about segregated maternity wards in hospitals

Joint List MKs Call on Health Ministry to Enforce Laws against Hospital Discrimination

“The law comes before patients’ preferences,” Knesset Committee for the Advancement of the Status of Women chairperson MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) said in a meeting about segregated maternity wards in hospitals. The meeting was called after Israel Radio reported last week that several hospitals acquiesce to mothers’ requests that they not be…