Knesset security personnel eject Regional Cooperation Minister Issawi Frej (Meretz) from the Knesset plenum during the debate of the Hadash-sponsored bill to memorialize the 1956 Kfar Kassem massacre, Wednesday October 27, 2021.

Knesset Defeats Hadash-Led Bill to Memorialize Kafr Kassem Massacre

The Knesset struck down on Wednesday, October 27, proposed legislation that would have seen the state formally accept responsibility for the 1956 Kafr Kassem massacre. The bill was put forth by Hadash MKs Aida Touma-Sliman, Ofer Cassif and Ayman Odeh. “The ‘government of change,’ the unity government, the supposed Jewish-Arab government, toppled the bill to memorialize…

Under the banner "Human Rights are Not Terror," Hadash and Communist activists protested outside the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening, October 26, against Israel's decision to designate 6 Palestinian human rights and civil organizations as terrorist groups. Among protesters is Adel Amer, second from left, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Israel.

Joint List Meets with 6 Palestinian NGOs Defined “Terrorist” by Israel; Hadash Stages Protest in Tel Aviv

Lawmakers from the Joint List and leading members of Hadash were in Ramallah Tuesday night, October 26, to meet with representatives of the six Palestinian human rights and civil society groups that the Israeli government designated last week as “terrorist organizations.” While this meeting was being held, Hadash and Communist Party of Israel (CPI) activists staged…