Tuesday: Demonstration in Tel Aviv vs.Trump’s J’rslm Recognition

The umbrella organization that represents Arab-Palestinians in Israel has urged its followers to join the protests against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel announced that they reached an agreement to oppose Trump’s announcement following an emergency meeting in Nazareth. “United States policy and…

PM Netanyahu Meets Rwandan President Kagame

7 NGOs to President Kagame: Don’t Accept Refugees Deported by Israel

Seven leading Israeli human rights organizations have written to Rwandan President Paul Kagame insisting that his country not accept refugees forced out of Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Kagame met last week in Nairobi, Kenya where they finalized an agreement that would transfer thousands of African refugees from Israel to Rwanda. While…

MK Jabareen during a meeting at the headquarters of the European Parliament when a delegation of Joint List MKs visited Brussels in November of this year

European MPs: Nation-State Bill Legalizes Systemic Discrimination

The Social-Democratic bloc in the European Parliament has come out against the Jewish nation-state bill currently being formulated by a Knesset committee, saying it discriminates against Arabs in Israel. The bloc expressed its opposition to the pending Israeli legislation in a letter written to senior EU officials two weeks after a delegation of Joint List…

Israeli police stand next to a vehicle that rammed into police officers in the Arab-Bedouin village of Umm al-Hiran in the Negev desert, January 18, 2017.

Nine Police Officers Questioned over Attack on MK Ayman Odeh

Nine police officers have been questioned under caution on suspicion they helped to cover up an alleged assault on a Hadash lawmaker during a deadly police operation at an unrecognized Arab-Bedouin community in January of this year. The officers, including a superintendent, were questioned Tuesday night, November 28, by the Justice Ministry’s Police Investigations Department…