The house of Baha Abu al-Ata prior to its destruction by an Israeli missile before dawn on Tuesday, November 12; both the Islamic Jihad leader and his wife were killed in the blast and their four children were reportedly injured.

Hadash MKs Slam Assassination of Islamic Jihad Leader, Accuse PM of Politically-Motivated Bloodletting

Hadash Lawmakers accused far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of authorizing the assassination of an Islamic Jihad leader, Baha Abu al-Ata, in Gaza on Tuesday, November 12, for political advantage but, in most cases, were met by sharp criticism for their remarks from other opposition MKs. One exception, however, was Labor MK Omer Bar-Lev who accused…

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Joint List Urges Opening of Probe into Torture of Jailed Palestinian

The Joint List sent a letter on Monday, September 30, to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit urging him to immediately open an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the hospitalization in critical condition of a Palestinian activist after he was interrogated by Israel’s security services. According to Arabic language Communist newspaper Al-Ittihad the letter sent by the…