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…

Elections Committee Chair: “Likud Cameras at Polls Will Cause Chaos”

The head of the Central Election Committee, Justice Hanan Melcer, said in a radio interview he gave on Thursday, September 5, that he strongly opposes the far-right Likud party’s bill to allow cameras in and around polling stations during the upcoming elections. On Wednesday, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit informed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the…

MK Yousef Jabareen

Hadash Lawmaker on Election Day: “Democracy, Equality and Peace – These Are the Main Political Issues”

Today, Tuesday, April 9, general elections for the 21st Knesset are being held in Israel. The website Sputnik discussed the elections last weekend with Dr. Yousef Jabareen, currently a member of Knesset from Hadash and a candidate from the Hadash-Ta’al alliance. Sputnik: These are the sixth elections in which Arab-led parties and their candidates have…