Tagged: Palestinian Citizens Of Israel

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
Expert Q&A: The Joint List & Israel’s Election Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: The Joint List & Israel’s Election

Ahead of Election Day in Israel, the IMEU offers a Q&A with Dr. Ahmad Tibi, longtime leader of the Ta’al party and candidate for the Joint List, a coalition of parties comprised mainly of Palestinian citizens of Israel which, according to polls, may win the third most seats in Tuesday’s vote and could even become the official opposition in the next parliamentary session.

on March 16, 2015
Israeli Election 2015: Who Is Represented? Who Is Disenfranchised? Infographics
IMEU

Israeli Election 2015: Who Is Represented? Who Is Disenfranchised?

On March 17, Israelis will go to the polls to choose a new government but more than one third of people living under Israeli rule do not have the right to vote. Although Israel is nominally a parliamentary democracy, over the course of the country's nearly 67-year history there has been a period of only about one year that Israel did not rule over large numbers of Palestinians by military decree.

on March 13, 2015
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