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  • Arab-Israeli lawmaker compares Israel to Nazi Germany

    April 21, 2016 | 3:14 pm

    Arab-Israeli lawmaker Hanin Zoabi declined an invitation to participate in a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, saying that there is an “alarming similarity” between Nazi Germany and current Israeli policies.

    Zoabi was invited to take part in the annual national ceremony for...

  • Three Arab-Israeli MKs suspended for meeting with terrorists’ families

    February 8, 2016 | 12:46 pm

    Three Arab-Israeli Knesset members have been suspended from the parliament for meeting with the families of Palestinians who were killed while perpetrating terror attacks.

    The Knesset Ethics Committee approved the disciplinary move against Haneen Zoabi, Basel Ghatta and Jamal...

  • Israel on Nazi-like ‘moral descent,’ Arab Knesset member says on Kristallnacht

    November 9, 2015 | 9:21 am

    An Arab-Israeli lawmaker equated Israel’s actions against the Palestinians to the violence against Jews that led to the Holocaust at a speech commemorating Kristallnacht in Amsterdam.

    “Kristallnacht didn’t suddenly fall from the sky, come out of nowhere, it was the...

  • Zoabi, Marzel disqualified from upcoming elections

    February 12, 2015 | 12:45 pm

    Arab-Israeli lawmaker Hanin Zoabi and far-right Jewish activist Baruch Marzel were disqualified from running in Israel’s March 3 elections.

    At hearings Thursday, the Central Elections Committee voted 27-6 to ban Zoabi, a Knesset member from the Arab-Israeli Balad party since...

  • Arab-Israeli lawmaker says kidnappers are not terrorists

    June 17, 2014 | 8:58 am

    An Arab-Israeli Knesset member said the kidnappers of three Israeli teenagers are not terrorists.

    “They are people that cannot see any way to change their reality, and they are forced to use these means until Israeli society wises up a bit and sees and feels the suffering of the...

  • Knesset suspends Arab lawmaker for flotilla participation

    July 18, 2011 | 9:11 am

    An Israeli-Arab lawmaker has been suspended from parliamentary debates for the rest of the term for sailing with last year’s flotilla to Gaza.

    Hanin Zoabi of the Balad Party was stripped of her parliamentary benefits by the Knesset Ethics Committee after three other lawmakers filed...