From left to right: MKs Dov Khenin (Hadash), Michal Rozin (Meretz), Mossi Raz (Meretz), Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash) and Ayman Odeh (Hadash) during the Saturday's night protest march in Tel Aviv; “This is the home of all of us.”

Thousands of Protesters March in Tel Aviv against “Nation-State” Bill

Seven thousand protesters marched through central Tel Aviv on Saturday night, July 14, to protest the controversial, government-sponsored “nation-state bill,” calling it racist and discriminatory. Under the banner “This is home for all of us,” public figures, MKs from Hadash and Meretz, and peace and social activists addressed the demonstration, in which participants marched from…

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MK Khenin: “Nation State” Bill Would Enshrine Apartheid in Israel

Far-right Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s faced a challenge to his authoritarian power Tuesday, July 10, when President Reuven Rivlin, the attorney general’s office, and the Knesset’s legal adviser joined forces in opposing the PM’s flagship legislation, the racist Jewish Nation-State bill. Rivlin wrote a letter to MKs criticizing a section of the bill that…

Ayelet Brachfeld

Military Releases Objector to the Occupation after 100 days in Prison

The Israeli military released from prison on Tuesday, July 3, occupation objector Ayelet Brachfeld after incarcerating her for four prison terms totaling 100 days. Brachfeld refused to be conscripted into compulsory military service due to her opposition to the occupation of the Palestinian territories. With her release the army’s conscientious objection committee granted Brachfeld an…