Hadash Lawmakers Boycotted Zelensky’s Knesset Speech

Hadash lawmakers of the Joint List parliamentary faction boycotted Sunday an address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Members of the Knesset gathered for a Zoom call on Sunday evening for a speech by Zelensky. Hadash MK Ofer Cassif at the Knesset plenum (Photo: Knesset) All Knesset members and ministers have been invited to attend the…

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…

Union of Agricultural Work Committees activists during the olive harvest in the occupied Palestinian West Bank, Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The white banner reads: "The volunteer campaign for harvesting olives – We will defend our land… We will support our farmers."

Hadash Denounces Israel’s Assault on 6 Palestinian HR & CS Groups

The decision last Friday, October 22, by the Israeli Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz, to label six Palestinian human rights (HR) and civil society (CS) groups as “terror organizations” has elicited a swift and fierce backlash slamming the move from Palestinians, Hadash, international organizations and US politicians. Union of Agricultural Work Committees activists during the…