A left wing protestor holds a sign saying in Hebrew “Racists are not welcome in the workers city (Haifa)” during a demonstration outside an election conference of Israel's right-wing “Yisrael Beiteinu” Party in the northern city of Haifa on 2009. About 100 Jewish and Arab activists protested against the racist agenda of “Yisrael Beiteinu” Party and against its leader Avigdor Lieberman (Photo: Activestills.org)

Arab High Committee demands opening of criminal investigation against politicians for racial incitement

Mohamad Zeidan, Chairman of the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens in Israel, the highest political body of elected Arab representatives and leaders, in coordination with Adalah, sent an urgent letter to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein and to the State Prosecutor Shai Nitzan, requesting that they take immediate and effective legal action against the wave…

Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, shows an internal expulsion order by Israeli occupation soldiers who invaded her Ramallah home at on August 20, 2014 ordering her expelled from Ramallah to Jericho within 24 hours, in the city of Ramallah, August 27, 2014 (Photo: Activestills)

Palestinian MP Jarrar resists expulsion

At 1.30 A.M on 20 August 2014 approximately 50 Israeli occupying soldiers surrounded Khalida Jarrar’s home in Ramallah. An Israeli captain then proceed to hand Jarrar an order which states that she must not leave the district of Jericho for the next six months and can only leave with the express permission of the Israeli…

Hagit Ofran during a peace demonstration in Tel-Aviv (Photo: Peace Now)

Israel confiscates 4,000 dunams of Palestinian land

Israeli authorities on Sunday announced the confiscation of around 4,000 dunams (1,000 acres) of private Palestinian land south of Bethlehem in the southern West Bank. Palestinian owners of the land were given 45 days to submit formal objections to the announcement in Israeli courts, otherwise all confiscated lands would automatically become Israeli government property. Mayor…