Some results of last Wednesday's attack by settlers in the village of Marda: Racist slogans of incitement, punctured car tires, Stars of David spray-painted cars of Palestinians.

Settlers Attack Palestinian Village, Painting Threats, Puncturing Tires

Jewish settlers sprayed painted racist slogans and damaged cars in the Palestinian village of Marda in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, October 13. Slogans daubed on walls in the community included “price tag” and “Demolish enemy property, not Jewish.” The tires of cars in the village, located near the settlement of Ariel, were punctured and…

Hadash student during a vigil held in Tel Aviv University, December 7, 2020

Palestinian Reunification Requests Denied despite Law’s Expiration

Far-right Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has ordered her ministry to continue rejecting Palestinian requests for family reunification based on a temporary law which expired in July. According to Haaretz, the interior minister has ordered the state’s immigration authority to examine the consequences of the expiration of the law, before formulating a new policy. Until the…

Demonstrators protest outside the Knesset against the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, July 6, 2021. The Hebrew sign to the right reads: "The Citizenship Law constitutes collective punishment."

Gov’t Stonewalls Family Unification despite End of “Temporary” Order

Israel’s Interior Ministry is refusing to discuss requests for family unification of Palestinians married to Israeli citizens, even though the 2003 “temporary” ban on such unification expired over two weeks ago. According to Haaretz, far-right Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked ordered the ministry’s Population and Immigration Authority, which handles requests of this type, not to discuss…

The Joint List's six MKs pose in the plenum for a picture commemorating the defeat of another annual extension to the "emergency measure" statue of Israel's racist Citizenship Law, Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

Blow to Coalition as Extension of Racist Citizenship Law is Defeated

The Knesset voted down extending for yet another year the 2003 “emergency measure” Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law on Tuesday morning, July 6, after an all-night session, despite a compromise on the controversial legislation reached by the governing coalition. The “temporary” legislation which was first enacted 18 years ago denies the automatic granting of Israeli…