Activists Pulled Off Bus for Protesting Racism at Hospital

Security guards at an Israeli hospital detained 10 Arab and Jewish activists Sunday, January 20, for an act of civil disobedience protesting a policy that singles out, removes, and inspects Palestinian-Arab citizens of Israel on a public bus line in southern Israel. The activists, mostly members of Hadash, from the grassroots protest movement Standing Together, were…

Thousands marched through Jerusalem on Saturday night calling on the far-right government to halt plans to deport African refugees.

Thousands March in Jerusalem against Mass Deportation Plans

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Jerusalem on Saturday night, February 10, calling on the far-right government to halt plans to deport nearly 40,000 African refugees and asylum-seekers. The protesters, both Israelis and refugees, held aloft signs reading: “No to forced deportations”; “Standing alongside south Tel Aviv”; “We are willing to accept refugees”;…