The current proposal will allow Jewish religious law to be implemented in certain cases and will also remove Arabic as an official language.
The now-suspended decision by Moise’s government to raise prices was part of an IMF agreement, which requires the country to enact a range of austerity measures.
In a joint statement, the participating organizations said, “The nation-state law would turn racism, discrimination and segregation into an inescapable part of our lives.“ …
A group of 14 American Jewish organizations have also expressed their concerns about the contentious bill in a letter addressed to Knesset opposition leader Isaac Herzog.
The resignation comes as the country struggles to recover from recent violence prompted by fuel-price hikes imposed as part of a deal with the International Monetary Fund.
Several cities around the world joined Colombia’s vigil Friday to protest the systematic murder of social and community leaders.
A candidate for U.S. Senate in Delaware was among the nearly 600 women arrested Thursday in the nation’s capital during a protest against the federal government’s ‘zero-tolerance’ immigration policy.
Prominent activists and human rights leaders also participated in the march on Saturday which was part of a weeks-long campaign to raise awareness about the plight of Americans living in poverty.
Several hundred persons, Arabs and Jews, participated in a demonstration in the German Colony in Haifa on late Friday afternoon, June 1, to express solidarity with the nearly 2 million Palestinian people living under the Israeli blockade and repression of the Gaza Strip.
Protesters criticized the government’s plan to purportedly privatize France’s state-owned railway company SNCF, to decrease the number of public employees and to reform the university admissions system by making it more selective, as well as the government’s restrictive immigration policies.
Head of Mossawa, an Arab civil rights organization in Israel, tells reporters in a Haifa court how police broke his knee while he was in custody after being arrested at a protest against the killings in Gaza, May 20, 2018.
A compilation of videos showing police violence at a protest in Haifa in which 21 people were arrested, seven of whom had to be brought to a hospital for medical treatment. Compiled and produced by Adalah.
Police file criminal complaint against Arab MK Ayman Odeh for calling the officers who refused to let him visit a hospitalized protester ‘losers’.
Thousands of people have staged demonstrations across Bahrain, demanding the immediate withdrawal of American marines from the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom and closure of the US naval base there.
The protesters took to the streets in the capital Manama on Friday evening, carrying placards reading “Leave Our Land” and shouting slogans in condemnation of Washington’s support for the ruling Al Khalifah regime.
Twenty one Israeli Arabs protesting the killing of Gazans were arrested Friday in the northern Israeli city of Haifa. Dozens participated in a demonstration in the city’s lower commercial area. Police said those arrested were suspected of public disorder offenses. Protesters held up Palestinian flags, according to reports.
Activists from Jewish Voice for Peace NYC and Jews Say No! held a Gaza solidarity protest outside the office of Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, condemning US support for Israel’s massacre of Palestinian protesters – Ben Norton reports.
President Trump himself, in a video message, pledged his commitment to a “lasting peace agreement.”
His son-in-law, Jared Kushner, said “peace is within reach.”
And Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared it “a great day for peace.”
Because nothing says “peace” like 58 Palestinians killed, 2,700 wounded, renewed hostilities between Iran and Israel, the entire region aflame and U.S. allies reeling.
Israelis and Palestinians protest in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, as the US Embassy in Israel is being moved to Jerusalem.
At least 52 Palestinians were killed on Monday in Gaza and more than 2400 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several points near the fence with Israel.
At least 37 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza and close to 1700 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition and teargas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several points near the fence with Israel.
Of the 1693 wounded, the ministry of health said at least 74 were below the age of 18, 23 were women and eight were journalists.
Israeli soldiers on Monday killed 18 Palestinians demonstrating along the border fence and wounded 918 in the bloodiest day of protests since they began six weeks ago, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.
Thousands of Palestinians gathered on the edges of Gaza as the U.S. embassy opened in Jerusalem, fanning out along the fence in what appeared to be some of the largest demonstrations yet.
The Israel Police is preparing for the U.S. embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem with thousands of policemen deployed through the city. At 4:00 P.M. (Israel Time), the official ceremony will take place at the U.S. Consulate in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem, which will officially become the U.S. embassy this week
Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Jerusalem were urged to turn out en masse to protest the embassy move and take part in Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” as Palestinians term Israel’s creation.
Clashes were reported on Monday, as Palestinians continued to protest at the ‚March of Return‘ demonstrations in the Gaza Strip.
In Iran, thousands of people continue to take to the streets to protest the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal. They are also targeting their own government. Elizabeth Palmer reports from Tehran.
Scores of demonstrators gather outside the Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday to protest President Mauricio Macri’s decision to request budgetary financing of US$30 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
(10.5.2018) Israel’s defense minister said Tuesday that a Palestinian journalist who was shot dead by Israeli troops on the Israel-Gaza border was a Hamas operative, although the media production company he founded had recently been vetted for a U.S. government grant.
Yaser Murtaja, the co-founder of Ain Media, was shot as he filmed protests at the border fence Friday.
Gaza Health Ministry: Three wounded protesters in critical condition ■ IDF says protesters tried to breach border ■ 45 killed since protests started six weeks ago
So far, at least 45 people have been killed, including four children and two journalists. The number of wounded has reached 5,500, according to the United Nations.
The demonstrations have attracted as many as 30,000 participants, according to media reports.
In response to human rights groups, the government says the army’s rules of engagement comply with Israeli and international law
Thousands of protesters took to streets in Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan, to protest government’s austerity measures, school closures, and slow recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on the International Workers‘ Day Tuesday and were confronted by brutal police repression.
Say what you will about root causes and immediate ones — about incitement and militancy, about siege and control, about who did what first to whom — one thing is clear. More than a decade of deprivation and desperation, with little hope of relief, has led thousands of young Gazans to throw themselves into a protest that few, if any, think can actually achieve its stated goal: a return to the homes in what is now Israel that their forebears left behind in 1948.
Demonstrators killed include a 15-year-old. 174 of the wounded at the ‚rebellious youth‘ themed protest were said to be by live Israeli fire
(24.1.2018) The only ones who faithfully represented opponents of the occupation, seekers of peace and lovers of Israeli democracy on Tuesday were the members of the Joint List. All the other opposition members, by their spontaneous apathy, proved that their leader is none other than Netanyahu, and that they deserve their marginal role in the nationalist puppet theater that the prime minister manages.
In Monday’s sit-in protest outside the gates of Camp Schwab in Henoko, over 300 people including lawmakers took part. The protest will last for six straight days through Saturday.
Forced out by riot police officers, protestors rallied, saying they would never allow the building of new bases in Henoko, either at sea or on land.
Among them, a 50-year-old local resident vowed to „never give up.“
#Children must be protected from #violence, not exposed to it, not killed! This tragic incident must be investigated.
The ministry said a total of 729 Palestinians were wounded in the protests by, among other things, live fire, tear gas inhalation and rubber bullets. Those killed were named as Ahmad Nabil Abu Aqel, 25, Mohammed Ayoub, 15, Ahmad Rashad Al-Atamana, 24, and Said Abd Al-Aal Abu Taha, 19. Of those wounded, 305 were taken to hospital, 4 of them in serious condition and 166 in moderate condition.
Published on Apr 16, 2018
An anti-war protest is held outside the British Parliament shortly after an address by Prime Minister Theresa May setting out her justification for strikes on Syrian chemical weapons facilities.
Pro-Peace/Anti-War Protest NYC 4/15/2018 with Natives drumming and singing #Syria #Yemen #Korea #SyrianStrikes #EndAllWars #BanNukes #PeaceNow #NoMoreWars #Natives #StandingRock
(15.4.2018) Protesters gathered in front of the White House in Washington and Union Square, New York City on Saturday to protest against the US-led airstrikes in Syria. Many of the protesters were holding banners and flags against the war on Syria while others used words of civil right activist Martin Luther King Jr., a week after the fiftieth anniversary of his death.
Anti-war protesters marched in the U.S., India, Mexico, Chile, Turkey, Cyprus, the U.K. and other countries to condemn the U.S.-led attack on Syria.
WASHINGTON, DC (April 12, 2018) – U.S. Representatives Mark Pocan (WI-02), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Keith Ellison (MN-05), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Henry C. “Hank” Johnson Jr. (GA-04) released the following statement in advance of demonstrations scheduled to take place on Friday within the territory of Gaza. The Members of Congress are urging Gaza protesters to carry out their right to assembly nonviolently, while also calling on members of Israel Defense Forces to exercise utmost restraint in the use of deadly force and to fully comply with international law.
Students at King Juan Carlos University protested in Madrid’s Sol Square on Thursday, calling for the resignation of the President of Madrid’s regional government Cristina Cifuentes and the university rector Javier Ramos. The Popular Party (PP) leader has been accused of being fraudulently awarded an MBA by the public university without taking courses or writing a dissertation. Students held banners in front of the city hall in Madrid, chanting „Mafia, get out of the university“ and „Resign, Cifuentes! Leave your hiding place!“
(3.4.2018) Contrary to the impression given by senior military officers and government ministers, the military is not permitted to act as it sees fit, nor can Israel determine on its own what is permissible and what is not when dealing with demonstrators. Like all other countries, Israel’s actions are subject to the provisions of international law and the restrictions they impose on the use of weapons, and specifically the use of live fire. The provisions limit its use to instances involving tangible and immediate mortal danger, and only in the absence of any other alternative. Israel cannot simply decide that it is not bound by these rules.
More than 922 people were taken to hospitals and field clinics, the ministry said, but did not provide a breakdown of those injured by live fire, rubber-coated steel pellets or overcome by tear gas.
It said 19 people were in serious condition.
Thousands of protesters – Israel estimated 20,000 – gathered in locations near the border east of Khan Yunis, in the south of the blockaded Palestinian enclave, and east of Gaza City, among other spots.
Palestinians continue to protest at the March of Return rally in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday, April 6.
Security forces are concerned Hamas may exploit the chaos to launch attacks…
Hundreds of Israeli protesters gathered outside the headquarters of Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party in Tel Aviv on Sunday, to protest Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters after 16 protesters were killed and over 1,400 injured.