Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) was among the pallbearers carrying the body of Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an to his grave on January 24, 2017, near the village of Umm al-Hiran. Contrary to Muslim tradition requiring immediate burial of a corpse, the funeral was delayed by nearly a week as Israel's Police Force refused to release al-Qee'an's body as part of its punishment for the alleged "terrorist's" family.

Netanyahu “Apologizes” to Family of Arab-Bedouin Wrongfully Killed by Police; Draws Parallel to Himself

More than three and a half years after the police killing of the Arab-Bedouin school teacher Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an, 47, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly apologized during a press conference on Tuesday, September 8, to the victim’s family, a day after Israel’s Channel 12 News presented correspondence between senior law enforcement officials revealing misconduct…

Joint List MK Ofer Cassif (Hadash, center) and activists from Hadash and Communist Party of Israel brand red flags outside far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem, Saturday night, August 29. The placard Cassif is holding reads: "Salaried workers, independents and unemployed together against the government."

11th Week of Jerusalem Protests against PM Sees Record Crowds

Tens of thousands protesters gathered outside far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem Saturday evening, August 29, calling for his resignation, as tensions with police were running high following documented incidents of police violence at the previous week’s protest. This was the eleventh consecutive Saturday night in which demonstrators turned out to voice opposition…

MK Ayman Odeh holds a Hadash placard that reads in Arabic and Hebrew "Democracy for all" during the anti-government protest in Paris Square, near the PM’s official residence, on Saturday night, August 22. The women protester next to Odeh holds a sign in Hebrew reading "Ayman, I'm here."

33 Arrested as 10,000 Protest against Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Thirty-three people were arrested while police broke up a demonstration numbering 10,000 protesters Saturday night, August 22, outside of far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem demanding his resignation. Scuffles broke out in central West Jerusalem as the cops attempted to forcibly remove anti-government protesters from Paris Square, near the PM’s residence. Among the…

A paramedic treats Carmi Gillon, a former head of the Shin Bet security service, at the protest encampment outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem on Thursday August 20, 2020. Gillon’s hands and arms were scratched and bloodied in confrontations with police ordered to clear out the encampment to allow Netanyahu supporters demontrate there later in the day.

Police Clear Out Anti-Gov’t Protest Camp for PM Fans; Only 300 Show

Only 300 of far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s supporters gathered on Thursday evening, August 20, outside his official residence in Jerusalem, in a show of support after two months of growing anti-Netanyahu demonstrations at the same location in which many thousands have taken part. Organizers of the pro-Netanyahu demonstration had anticipated a higher turnout, having sought…

Hadash and Communist Party of Israel activists participated in the demonstration at Jerusalem’s Paris Square, last Saturday night, August 8, near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Arabic and Hebrew banner reads, "We are the Revolution."

Tens of Thousands Attend Massive Anti-Netanyahu Rallies Nationwide

Protests against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued nationwide on Saturday evening, August 8, with tens of thousands of people gathering outside the Prime Minister’s Residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem. In addition, approximately 1,000 demonstrators stationed themselves at a main intersection exiting Caesarea, site of Netanyahu’s private residence, to assure that he would have…

One of the protestors attacked by fascists as he and hundreds of others demonstrated in Tel Aviv late Tuesday evening, July 28, against PM Netanyahu, Public Security Minister Amir Ohana, and police brutality

Fascists Attack Activists Decrying Police Brutality & Security Minister

Several far-right hooligans violently attacked protesters late Tuesday, July 28, as they demonstrated outside the Tel Aviv home of Public Security Minister Amir Ohana who had been exposed pressuring police brass to step up repression of demonstrators against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. At the same time, hundreds of protestors continued the campaign outside Netanyahu’s official residence in…

Addameer Lawyer Salah Hamouri Conditionally Released by Court

Salah Hamouri, a lawyer for Adameer, the Palestinian Prisoner and Human Rights Association, was conditionally released from detention on Tuesday, July 8, by the Israeli Court of First Instance, after he had been arrested on June 30 in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. On July 1, Hamouri’s detention was extended for another seven days,…