Hadash Lawmaker Meets UN Secretary-general in New York

MK Ayman Odeh, the chairman of Hadash-Ta’al joint list, met with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in New York on Friday. The meeting was scheduled following far-right Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory on November 1, and ahead of the formation of a new racist Israeli government. Odeh was expected to present Guterres with concerns regarding the…

400 Professors Demand Halt to Disciplinary Action against Hadash Activist

More than 400 Israeli university faculty are demanding that disciplinary action taken by Ben-Gurion University against a student who quoted the Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish during a campus ceremony marking Nakba Day be reversed. The university’s disciplinary court convicted the student of disobeying campus authorities by using the word “shahid” (martyr) during the ceremony, but…

Hadash-Ta’al Won 5-Seat; MK Touma-Sliman: “The Political Reality Should Frighten Everyone”

 With the publication of the final election results Thursday night, the scale of the anti-Netanyahu political parties’ defeat was thrown into sharp relief, as the final vote tallies showed just 30,293 votes separating the opposing political camps. Although this gap represents less than one Knesset seat based on the total number of valid votes cast in…

Hadash Set Sights on Democratic Jewish Voters

Hadash-Ta’al joint list launched appeal calling on Israel’s democratic Jewish to support them with a “strategic vote” amid growing worries over a low projected turnout at the polls. According to internal surveys held in recent days, turnout is expected to range between 47 and 51 percent among Arab voters. In the last Knesset, turnout in…