Saturday night’s protest against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem: "Jerusalem Belongs to Us All,"

Hundreds Protest Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Today

Hundreds of Israelis marched through downtown Jerusalem Saturday night, May 12, to protest against the politically volatile moves of the United States next week that will increase tensions with the Palestinians and the Arab World.  The protesters marched from King George Street downtown to the Old City’s Jaffa Gate. Along the way, they chanted slogans:…

Joint List leader, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) during last year’s Nakba commemoration near Tirat HaCarmel in northern Israel

Police Deny Permit to Hold Annual Nakba Day March of Return

Police have refused to grant a permit for this year’s annual March of Return on Israel’s Independence Day, organized by Arab-Palestinians in Israel to commemorate the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” referring to the mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homes and villages during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war that established the state. Police claimed that the permit…

Thousands of Arab-Palestinians from across Israel participated in the 19th annual “March of Return” held in the Negev on Thursday, May 12, 2016

Amid Israeli Independence Day, Thousands of Arab-Palestinians Join the Annual “March of Return”

Thousands of Arab-Palestinians from across Israel, together with scores of Jewish supporters, participated in the “March of Return” in the Negev on Thursday, May 12, Israel’s Independence Day, calling for a return to their villages lost during the Nakba which commenced in 1948. The event – the 19th consecutive annual “March of Return” organized by…

Hundreds of Arab students, Hadash and communists activists, and MKs mark "Nakba Day" at Tel Aviv University on Wednesday, May 20.

Hundreds Mark “Nakba Day” at Tel Aviv University

Hundreds of Arab students, Hadash and communists activists, and MKs marked “Nakba Day” at Tel Aviv University on Wednesday, May 20. The ceremony was attended by leader of the Joint List, MK Ayman Odeh, as well as by MKs Aida Touma-Sliman, Youssef Jabarin, and former Hadash MK Muhammad Barakeh. “We can argue about what happened…