One of some 1,200 miniature cameras smuggled into polling stations in Arab communities by paid Likud observers during the April 9 elections

Hadash Testifies against Likud Cameras at Arab Polling Stations

The Knesset’s Central Elections Committee (CEC) heard testimony on Thursday, August 8, against the clandestine surveillance operation staged by the Likud during the April 9 general parliamentary elections. On the day ballots were cast for the 21st Knesset, the leading party of the governing coalition, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, deployed some 1,350 polling-station hirelings…

Mohammed Shihadeh Agrieb, 40, the Palestinian construction worker killed in a building site accident in Hod HaSharon last Sunday, August 4

Palestinian Construction Worker’s Death in Hod HaSharon Marks 51st Workplace Fatality in Israel in 2019

A 40-year-old Palestinian construction worker, Mohammed Shihadeh Agrieb, from Tarkumya in the Occupied Palestinian Territories was killed Sunday, August 4, in the city of Hod HaSharon in central Israel. Agrieb’s death brought the total number of fatal workplace accidents since the beginning of 2019 to 51, 29 of them in construction sites. The most recent worksite…

One of some 1,200 miniature cameras smuggled into polling stations in Arab communities in Israel by paid Likud observers during April 9’s elections for the 21st Knesset

Likud Plans to Spend $570,000 to Spy Again on Arab Polling Stations

The Likud, the party heading up PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition, is planning to spend an estimated two million shekels on placing surveillance cameras in Arab polling stations all over Israel during the September 17 general elections. During Israel’s April 9 election, hirelings contracted by the far-right Likud were discovered to be wearing secret body…