MK Hanin Zoabi and Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked in the Knesset plenum

Joint List Chairman Demands Attorney General Probe Liberman’s Inferring MK Zoabi is a “Terrorist”

Hadash MK Ayman Odeh, chairman of the Joint List parliamentary faction, wrote to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit on Thursday, June 30, and demanded that he open an investigation against Israel’s far-right Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman on suspicion of incitement to violence after he called MK Hanin Zoabi (Joint List – Balad) “a terrorist.” “Yesterday, Minister…

MK Hanin Zoabi

Joint List Backs MKs Zoabi and Touma-Sliman; Blasts Fascistic Attacks Hurled against Them

The Joint List parliamentary faction stood shoulder to shoulder behind its MKs Hanin Zoabi (Balad) and Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash) on Wednesday, June 29, and blasted the “fascistic attacks” being hurled against the two women lawmakers. This followed the reported conversation the same day between Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit regarding…

Former Minister of Environmental Protection Avi Gabai

Environment Minister Quits over Liberman Appointment to Defense

An Israeli minister announced his resignation on Friday, May 27, in response to the ultra-right Yisrael Beytenu party’s joining the government coalition and the appointment of right-wing Avigdor Liberman as defense minister. Calling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to appoint Liberman as defense minister and expanding his coalition to include the Israel Beytenu party “a…