MK Odeh: Only Arab Voters Can Curb Rise of Extreme Right

MK Ayman Odeh, the head of the Hadash-Ta’al alliance, predicted his faction would be a major juggernaut in post-election coalition jockeying, after the Joint List splintered into two separate slates Thursday night. Hadash and Ta’al submits on Thursday night candidates for Knesset ahead of November ballot (Photo: Central Election Committee) The fracturing of the Joint List…

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…