Bill to Ban Palestinian Flags Gets Initial Knesset Approval

A controversial bill that outlaws the display of “enemy flags” (i.e., Palestinian flag) at state-funded institutions and universities passed a preliminary vote in the Knesset on Wednesday. While it was passed with 63 in favor and 16 against, the bill must pass three additional Knesset votes to become law, which isn’t expected to happen soon.…

Municipalities Must Act in Accordance with the Law, Kav LaOved

Following recent calls by municipalities not to employ Palestinian from the occupied territories and Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel workers, Kav-LaOved, Center for Workers Rights addressed Interior and Economy Ministers as well as the Chairman Union of Local Authorities, calling for their immediate intervention to clarify the legal obligations of local municipalities to act in accordance…

MK Odeh Urges Arabs Serving in Israeli Occupation Forces to Quit

MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash), the head of the Joint List in the Israeli parliament urged all Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel serving in Israel’s occupation forces to quit, slamming their service as “humiliating” and a “disgrace”. Israeli occupation forces detain Palestinians amidst tensions in the vicinity of the Damascus gate, East Jerusalem. Since the beginning of…

Racist Activist Sets Up Armed Militia in the Negev with Police Support

A racist activist has established an armed civilian unit of rangers to “save the Negev from problematic absence of personal security.” According Haaretz, the initiative was initially supported by the police and the Be’er Sheva municipality, but on Tuesday, police walked back their endorsement. Police vs. Arab-Bedouin protest in the Negev, January 13, 2022 (Photo: Activestills) The…