Tagged: Palestinian Citizens Of Israel

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
Israeli Arabs May Hold Election Wild Card News Roundup
Wall Street Journal

Israeli Arabs May Hold Election Wild Card

RAHAT, Israel—This Arab Bedouin city deep in the Negev desert could play a wild card in Israel’s election. Three hundred volunteers from United List, the only Arab party among the 11 contesting Tuesday’s election, are canvassing for votes among Rahat’s 80,000 people. Polling indicates it could emerge as the third-largest party in Israel’s parliament.

on March 13, 2015
2015 Israeli Election Guide Fact Sheets
IMEU

2015 Israeli Election Guide

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 (1966-67) that Israel did not rule over large numbers of Palestinians by military decree, granting them no civil or political rights simply because they are not Jewish.

on March 12, 2015
Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians In Nakba Clash News Roundup
Associated Press

Israeli Troops Kill 2 Palestinians In Nakba Clash

Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinian teens in a West Bank clash that erupted Thursday after Palestinians marked their uprooting during the Mideast war over Israel's 1948 creation, a doctor said.

on May 15, 2014
Palestinians call for refusal of Israel army service News Roundup
Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada

Palestinians call for refusal of Israel army service

Palestinians in present-day Israel are calling on all Arab citizens of Israel to refuse to serve in the army. (Photo: Protest against recruitment of Palestinians by Omar Sameer/ActiveStills)

on April 29, 2014
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