2017-06-03

B’Tselem Documentary Project Wins 1st Prize at Toronto Festival

A documentary project produced by B’Tselem, The Invisible Walls of Occupation, has won the Best Interactive Experience Award at the T.O. WebFest 2017, a Toronto-based festival dedicated to Web-based content. Viewers of the interactive documentary, which illustrates various aspects of Palestinians’ daily life under occupation, are invited on a virtual tour of the Palestinian village…

Hadash lawmaker MK Aida Touma-Sliman

Hundreds of Palestinians Denied Israeli Residency despite Interior Minister’s Previous Committment

Israel’s Interior Minister Arye Dery announced that nearly 450 Palestinians who were expected to receive residency status as part of the so-called “family unification” arrangement failed to meet the required criteria for naturalization. These Palestinians will receive neither permanent residency nor temporary residency status. This development follows a government commitment, made in response to an April…

"Equality" in Hebrew and Arabic, Hadash demonstrators in Tel Aviv, February 2017

Hadash Condemns Nation-State Bill as a “Declaration of War” against Israel’s Arab Citizens

Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) sharply condemned proposed legislation that will define Israel as a Jewish nation-state, calling the Sunday, May 7 decision by ministers to support the so-called Jewish State bill a “declaration of war” against Israel’s Arab citizens. “Discrimination has received an official seal of approval. The danger of this law…