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…

A convoy of cars of members from the "Black Flag" protest movement arrives at Kibbutz Givat Haim to protest outside the home of Israeli Resilience MK Ram Shefa, March 28, 2020.

Demonstrations Continue against the Far-Right “Unity Government”

Hundreds of demonstrators belonging to the “Black Flag” movement drove on Saturday, March 28, to the homes of several MKs from Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience party to protest his unanticipated decision Thursday, March 26, to join a far-right “unity government” under racist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A unity deal between the racist Likud and Israel Resilience…

Hadash Knesset Member Yousef Jabareen at MEMO’s conference in London on April 27, 2019

Amnesty: Discriminatory Measures Undermine Arab Reps in Knesset

Arab-Palestinians elected to Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, are being targeted by discriminatory regulations and legislation that undermine their ability to represent and defend the rights of the Palestinian minority population in Israel; Amnesty International said in a new briefing published Wednesday, ahead of upcoming Israeli elections on September 17. MK Yousef Jabareen (Hadash), a candidate of…