Joint List chairman MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) was among the pallbearers carrying the body of Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an to his grave on January 24, 2017, near the village of Umm al-Hiran. Contrary to Muslim tradition requiring immediate burial of a corpse, the funeral was delayed by nearly a week as Israel's Police Force refused to release al-Qee'an's body as part of its punishment for the alleged "terrorist's" family.

Netanyahu “Apologizes” to Family of Arab-Bedouin Wrongfully Killed by Police; Draws Parallel to Himself

More than three and a half years after the police killing of the Arab-Bedouin school teacher Yaqoub Musa Abu al-Qee’an, 47, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly apologized during a press conference on Tuesday, September 8, to the victim’s family, a day after Israel’s Channel 12 News presented correspondence between senior law enforcement officials revealing misconduct…

Palestinians protest the US-Israeli "Deal of the Century" in the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, May 30, 2020.

Communist Parties: “Occupation is Terror; Annexation is Apartheid!”

In a joint initiative by the Palestinian People’s Party and the Communist Party of Israel, dozens of Communist and Workers’ parties from around the world have signed the following statement entitled: “Occupation is Terror; Annexation is Apartheid.” Yesterday, June 5, 2020 marked the 53rd anniversary of the launching of Israel’s war of aggression of 1967, in which…