Posts Tagged “Knesset”

Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi

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Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi

Gutierrez stands with Palestinian activist Haneen Zoubi U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez spoke strongly in defense of Palestinian Rights this week introducing visiting Palestinian-Israeli Knesset member Haneen Zoubi at a fundraiser for the Jerusalem Fund held on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. Attendees raised more than $100,000 at the event to support medical relief efforts for victims…

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Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism

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Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism

Arab Knesset leader denounces Israeli racism The Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset Ahmad Tibi, a Palestinian Israeli elected to the Knesset representing Israel’s oppressed Arab minority, told an American audience on Friday May 5, 2017 that Israel’s government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racist, discriminatory and practices Apartheid in the military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza…

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My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice

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My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice

My Column at the Arab News: Israel’s dual justice By Ray Hanania Israel has a dual system of justice that is based on racism. One system is for Jews and the other system is for non-Jews. A good example of the disparity is in the different ways Israel’s government handled the prosecutions of two people,…

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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace @Arab_News The Pen is Mightier than the sword, for Israel, but the vote is Mightier than the Pen for Israel’s oppressed Arab Palestinian citizens. Arabs in Israel can vote, strengthen their population and change Israel’s increasingly apartheid-like racism from the inside. Published in the Arab News Thursday Dec. 15, 2016….

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Arab and Israelis journalists analyze the Israeli elections

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Arab and Israelis journalists analyze the Israeli elections

Journalists Mohammed Najib based in Ramallah and Seth Frantzman offer their analysis of the March 17, 2015 Israeli elections and what they mean. Najib, a Palestinian based in Ramallah, Palestine, and Frantzman, an Israeli based in Jerusalem, each discuss what they believe is the significance of the elections, the potential outcomes and the surprise performance…

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Zoabi seeks to force Israel to be a real Democracy

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Zoabi seeks to force Israel to be a real Democracy

Israeli Arab politician Haneen Zoabi is critical of Israel’s growing fanaticism, but she believes that Israel can be changed to become a true Democracy. Zoabi is one of five Israeli Arabs serving in the Knesset and leading the new Joint List which has brought together under one party list all of the major Israeli Arab political…

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