A ballot for the Joint List

On Election Day, the Joint List Will Increase its Knesset Representation

The citizens of Israel have another date today (Monday, March 2) with the ballot box in an unprecedented third general election in less than a year. The previous two rounds ended in deadlocks between far-right Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s right-wing/settler/religious bloc and a cluster of Zionist center parties led by challenger MK Benny Gantz. Neither of…

Knesset members from the Joint List, other political leaders and hundreds of regular citizens protest against Trump's "Deal of the Century" in Baqa al-Gharbiyye, last Saturday, February 1.

Odeh: “PM Hates Arabs More than He Loves Cigars and Champagne”

Chairman of the Joint List, MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash), strongly condemned far-right Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu following the report in Haaretz on Wednesday, February 6, that it was Netanyahu who initially proposed transferring the Arab communities of the “Triangle Region” in northern Israel to “Palestinian” control, and his proposal became part of the Trump administration’s…

Joint List MKs lead a protest against US President Donald Trump’s peace plan in Baqa al-Gharbiya on Friday, February 1, 2020

MK Touma-Sliman: “While Trump Has Power and Money, on Their Side the Palestinians Have Justice”

Senior officials in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office have said that, even if US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” plan is implemented, there will be no redrawing of Israel’s borders so that Arab towns in the Triangle region are “included in the future Palestine autonomy,” Channel 12 television news reported on Sunday, February 2.…

Demonstrators in Tel Aviv march against US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century," last night, Saturday, February 1, in Central Tel Aviv. Second from right, Communist Party of Israel Secretary General, Adel Amer; third from right Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List). (Photo: Zu Haderech Weekly)

Protests against Trump Plan in the Galilee, Arab Triangle and Tel Aviv

Thousands of Jews and Arabs protested in central Tel Aviv, last night (Saturday, February 1), against US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” The demonstrators gathered in Dizengoff Square and marched from there to Ibn Gvirol Avenue. Following the procession, a rally was held where speakers included Joint List MK Aida Touma-Sliman, Darwish Rabi (Hadash)…

The International Criminal Court's (ICC) Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda

MK Cassif on ICC Announcement: Israelis Have to Look Squarely at Crimes Committed in Their Name

Since the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, announced there’s reasonable basis to probe Israel for war crimes against Palestinians, Israeli media and officials have been quick to spread false conclusions and arouse a deep political debate. In light of Bensouda’s statement, Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar stated on Sunday, December 22, that “a few days…

UN Officials Call for Immediate Halt to East Jerusalem Demolitions

The Humanitarian Coordinator of the United Nations in the Occupied Palestinian territories (OCHA), Jamie McGoldrick, called on Friday, May 3, for an immediate halt to the Israeli authorities’ destruction of Palestinian-owned property in occupied East Jerusalem. “Demolitions in East Jerusalem have increased at a staggering pace over the last month, leaving tens of Palestinians displaced…