Posts tagged with ‘Knesset’

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Israeli Supreme Court Strikes Down Tax Benefits Law for Excluding Arab Towns

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Israeli Supreme Court Strikes Down Tax Benefits Law for Excluding Arab Towns Adalah (Haifa, Israel) Last night, 22 May 2012, the Israeli Supreme Court issued a judgment accepting eight separate petitions filed in 2005 by local municipal authorities, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) and Adalah, demanding the end of special tax relief […]

Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Family Unification

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Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Ban on Family Unification ADALAH PRESS RELEASE (Haifa, Israel) Last night, 11 January 2012, at 9 pm, the Israeli Supreme Court in a 6-5 decision, delivered a 232-page judgment upholding the constitutionality of the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law – 2003 (as amended 2007). This law severely restricts Palestinian Arab […]

Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel

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Anti-peace Coalition Governing Israel The Blockbusters Uri Avnery January 21, 2012 “Information Clearing House” —  “ISRAEL HAS no foreign policy, only a domestic policy,” Henry Kissinger once remarked. This has probably been more or less true of every country since the advent of democracy. Yet in Israel, this seems even truer. (Ironically, it could almost […]

IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence

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IOA interview with Haneen Zoabi: Challenge Zionism; demand equality and co-existence Jonathan Cook The Israeli Occupation Archive – 14 Jan 2012 Haneen Zoabi is a Palestinian member of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset.  A member of the Balad party (the National Democratic Assembly), she has served as a Member of Knesset (MK) since 2009. Zoabi is […]

Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law

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Israel’s Draconian Infiltration Law Stephen Lendman On January 10, Haaretz writer Jonathan Lis headlined, “Knesset passes (Law to Prevent Infiltration) that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial,” saying: “The bill would make ‘illegal’ migrants and asylum seekers liable to jail, without trial or deportation, if caught staying in Israel for ‘long periods.’ ” […]