Hundreds of demonstrators block Route 65 near the entrance to the city of Umm al-Fahm, Sunday evening, January 24, to protest the murder of the a resident of the city, 21-year-old Muhammad Agbaria, the latest local victim of an ever increasing wave of violence and police and governmental inaction in the fight against organized crime in the Arab communities of Israel.

After Murder of Local 21-Year-Old, Masses Block R-65 to Protest Police and Gov’t Inaction against Crime

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked Route 65 near the Umm al-Fahm junction on Sunday evening, January 24, to protest police and governmental inaction in the fight against crime and violence in Israel’s Arab communities following the shooting death of 21-year-old Muhammad Agbaria, a resident of the city, who was killed two days earlier while returning home from…

Attorney Nizar Bakri, a Carmiel resident who filed a lawsuit on behalf of his nephews asking the municipality to fund transportation for Arab children to their schools

Court Denies Funds to Arab Pupils Based on Racist Nation-State Law

An Israeli court cited on Monday, November 30, the controversial nation-state law when it dismissed a lawsuit brought by two Arab schoolchildren against their northern town of Carmiel, ruling that the municipality’s “Jewish character” must be preserved. The lawsuit, which charged that the northern Israeli city was violating its obligation to provide transportation for Arab children…

1,500 El Al workers held a mass protest against planned layoffs in the company on Sunday outside the Finance Ministry in Jerusalem.

Towards Swearing-In of New Gov’t, Street Protests Spread Nationwide

During recent days, thousands of citizens of Israel have taken to the streets in numerous and diverse protests, all of them somehow linked to the political, social and economic upheavals so exacerbated by the coronvirus crisis. Several protests were originally scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday May 13, to coincide with the swearing-in of the new Netanyahu-Gantz government.…