MK Ayman Odeh (center in light blue shirt) with former Hadash MKs Issam Makhoul (second from left, with black cap) and Abdallah Abu-Marouf (between Odeh and Makhoul) during a demonstration in front of Military Prison 6 in solidarity with 3 youths who are serving sentences for refusing induction into the Israeli military because of their opposition to the occupation, February 24, 2018.

MK Odeh in South Africa: “We’ve Come to Spread Our Cause because You Have Experienced Apartheid”

AMEC (The Afro-Middle East Centre of South Africa) hosted in Johannesburg last week a seminar entitled “Resistance from Within: Palestinian Citizens of Israel and the Struggle for Democracy, Equality and Justice.” Speakers included MK Ayman Odeh, Mustafa Abu Raiya and Ran Greenstein; the seminar was chaired by Tasneem Essop. “We’ve come to spread our cause…

"2015 V15 Victory"

Knesset Passes Law Restricting NGO Political Campaign Funding

The Knesset voted into law on Monday, March 20, a bill restricting non-profit organizations which seek to promote political agendas during election campaigns. Forty-one lawmakers voted in favor, while 27 opposed the bill. Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initiated the legislation, after the extensive campaign waged by the American-based V15 organization to oust him from…

Extreme-right Yisrael Beitinu chairman MK Avigdor Lieberman as satirized in the television program “Eretz Nehederet”

Lieberman Bill Would Deny Campaign Funding for Hadash Because of Its Support for Boycotting Settlement Products

Chairman of the extreme-right Yisrael Beitinu party, MK Avigdor Lieberman, introduced on Thursday, June 18, a bill to deny all government funding for any party or Knesset member who calls for a boycott, or through their actions encourage a boycott of Israel or Israeli goods from the occupied territories. The legislation, introduced as an amendment…