The Central Elections Committee convened in Jerusalem on Wednesday, February 17, to debate and vote on the disqualification petitions submitted by Otzma Yehudit aimed at delegitimizing Arab representation in Israel's Knesset.

Central Elections Committee Nixes Disqualifying Joint List Candidates

The Knesset’s Central Elections Committee (CED) convened on Wednesday, February 17, and rejected petitions by the fascist and racist Otzma Yehudit (“Jewish Power”) party to disqualify the Joint List and Ra’am from running in the March 23 general elections for the Knesset. The committee is made up of representatives of factions in the outgoing Knesset. Otzma Yehudit…

Asaf Agmon (72), a well known activist in the anti-Netanyahu protests and head of the Ein Matzav ("No Way") Movement, lost consciousness after being slammed by police in Jerusalem, Saturday, February 6, 2021.

Thousands Protest vs. Netanyahu’s Corruption and Ethic Cleansing

Thousands of citizens of Israel showed up to protest against far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at sites throughout the country, among them outside his official residence in Jerusalem, on Saturday evening, February 6, for the 33rd consecutive week. In Caesarea, hundreds marched to Netanyahu’s private residence, calling on him to resign. Other demonstrations were held in…

Hundreds of demonstrators block Route 65 near the entrance to the city of Umm al-Fahm, Sunday evening, January 24, to protest the murder of the a resident of the city, 21-year-old Muhammad Agbaria, the latest local victim of an ever increasing wave of violence and police and governmental inaction in the fight against organized crime in the Arab communities of Israel.

After Murder of Local 21-Year-Old, Masses Block R-65 to Protest Police and Gov’t Inaction against Crime

Hundreds of demonstrators blocked Route 65 near the Umm al-Fahm junction on Sunday evening, January 24, to protest police and governmental inaction in the fight against crime and violence in Israel’s Arab communities following the shooting death of 21-year-old Muhammad Agbaria, a resident of the city, who was killed two days earlier while returning home from…

Elderly residents of Israel have already been receiving vaccinations against COVID-19 for a week and a half, this one in Tel Aviv.

Security Minister Blocks COVID-19 Vaccine for Palestinian Prisoners

The Israeli Health Ministry reported on Wednesday, December 30, that the total number of residents in the country inoculated against COVID-19 is currently more than 500,000. However, Israeli Public Security Minister Amir Ohana has issued a directive preventing Palestinians detained by Israel from receiving vaccinations, in violation of mandatory Health Ministry guidelines. Adalah – The Legal…