Posts Tagged “Knesset”

Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

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Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law Israeli Supreme Court hearing on petitions against law is slated to kick off Tuesday morning at 9 AM; Adalah: The law’s distinct apartheid characteristics guarantee Israel’s ethnic-religious character as exclusively Jewish, while anchoring discrimination and racism against Palestinian citizens. An expanded panel of 11…

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Arab Israelis have the power to undermine Israel’s racism

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Arab Israelis have the power to undermine Israel’s racism

Arab Israelis have the power to undermine Israel’s racism Arabs in Israel represent more than 20 percent of the total population, but only hold 10.8 percent of the seats on the Knesset, or 13 out of 120 seats. The Arab Joint List consisting of the four largest Arab Israeli political parties ranks as the 3rd…

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United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making

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United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making

United by strategy Palestinians could assume leadership of peace making By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Injustice towards Palestinians evolves over time. In 1948 Palestinians lost claim to full ownership of British Mandate Palestine; they then lost control of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem in 1967; and in 2018 they saw end of US policy…

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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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