Tagged: Palestinian Citizens Of Israel

Who Can Vote In Israeli Elections? Infographics

Who Can Vote In Israeli Elections?

Israeli elections are today. Israeli election season exposes what Israeli apartheid looks like. Millions of Palestinians who live under Israeli occupation cannot vote for the government that rules them.

on March 2, 2020
Strangers in Our Homeland Op-Eds & Analysis
Aida Touma-Sliman, Jewish Currents

Strangers in Our Homeland

Palestinian Member of Knesset Aida Touma-Sliman responds to Trump's apartheid plan and the U.S. endorsement of de-nationalizing Israel’s Palestinian citizens. "As a Palestinian citizen of Israel myself, I have been treated with suspicion and as a threat by the government for my whole life, a fifth column in my own homeland. Will I now be told to move to the new Palestine, or remain and accept permanent second- or third-class Israeli citizenship?"

on February 6, 2020
Tens of Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv Against ‘Nation-State Law’ News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Tens of Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv Against ‘Nation-State Law’

Passed last month, the new state-nation law officially affirms Israel's Jewish character, but critics say it turns non-Jewish citizens of the country into second-class citizens, further marginalising some 1.8 million Palestinians with Israeli citizenship and other minorities.

on August 15, 2018
‘Apartheid, Formalized’: Palestinians to Fight Jewish State Law News Roundup
Farah Najjar, Al-Jazeera

‘Apartheid, Formalized’: Palestinians to Fight Jewish State Law

Palestinian legislators in Israel prepare to launch series of events in protest of 'racist' nation-state bill.

on August 3, 2018
Israel Just Dropped the Pretense of Equality for Palestinian Citizens Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Jabareen, Los Angeles Times

Israel Just Dropped the Pretense of Equality for Palestinian Citizens

The Israeli Knesset on Thursday passed into law a bill designed to make a permanent underclass of Palestinian citizens. It threatens to set the country on a course to full-blown Jewish theocracy. The so-called “Jewish nation-state” bill formalizes in Israeli law the superior rights and privileges that Jewish citizens of the state enjoy over its indigenous Palestinian minority, who comprise roughly 20% of the population.

on July 20, 2018
Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law

Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to blatant discrimination against its Palestinian citizens.

on July 19, 2018
Pew Survey of Israeli Public Opinion: Palestinian Knesset Members & Citizens Respond
IMEU

Pew Survey of Israeli Public Opinion: Palestinian Knesset Members & Citizens Respond

In a survey released by the Pew Research Center, about half of Israeli Jews (48%) said that "Arabs should be transferred or expelled from Israel." Palestinian citizens of Israel, including two members of Israel's parliament (Knesset), respond.

on March 8, 2016
Israel Closes TV Station On Palestinian Identity News Roundup
Al Jazeera

Israel Closes TV Station On Palestinian Identity

Israel has ordered a six-month closure of Palestine 48, a new Palestinian television channel funded by the Palestinian Authority and catering to Palestinian citizens of Israel. "I will not allow for Israel's sovereignty to be harmed or for the Palestinian Authority to gain a foothold in Israeli territory," said Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.

on July 17, 2015
Israel’s Arab voters threatened Op-Eds & Analysis
Hatim Kanaaneh, The Hill

Israel’s Arab voters threatened

Since the Oslo Agreement, settler politicians have brought their hateful rhetoric and open violence against Palestinians back across the green line with calls for exiling the remaining Palestinian minority in Israel. Rightist Zionist parties have incorporated exile planks into their election platforms.

on March 16, 2015
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