A moment from the alternative Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony held last year in Tel Aviv

110 Palestinians to Be Barred from Alternative Memorial Day Event

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced Tuesday, April 10, that Israel will deny entry permits to 110 Palestinians who were planning to participate in the annual Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day Ceremony next Tuesday, April 17. Liberman called the alternative Memorial Day ceremony, organized jointly by Combatants for Peace and the Bereaved Families Forum, a “show of poor taste and…

Report: Jan−Feb 2018, Israel Detained 1,319 Palestinians

During January and February 2018, Israeli Occupation Forces arrested 1,319 Palestinians from the occupied Palestinian territories, including 274 children, 23 women and 4 journalists. These figures appear in a report released last week following its joint preparation by four Palestinian NGOs: the Prisoners and Liberties Affairs Association, the Palestinian Prisoner Club, the Addameer Prisoner Support…

MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) during the debate on Israel’s 2019 budget in the Knesset plenum

Joint List Votes against Israel’s Militarized & Neo-Liberal Budget

The Joint List has rejected the government’s proposed general state budget for 2019. During a plenum debate in the Knesset Communist MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) argued that the budget prepared by the government is designed to reinforce the occupation, intensify settlement construction, deepen discrimination and prejudice against the state’s Arab citizens, and…