Zuheir Andreus: We are all Zuabi

The Palestinians in Israel will not agree to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. The Palestinians, the authentic owners of the land here, are an inseparable part of the Arab nation. They were here before Israel, they are not transients and they are certainly not guests in their native land. Read more »

August 18, 2010 | Posted in Israel, Others | Read More »

Gideon Levy: “Arabs, get out”

The fact that [Israeli Arabs] have yet to choose to boycott the state and its institutions and to stop participating in the game of democracy, which is corrupt to begin with, as far as they are concerned – a game from which they are almost completely excluded – is nothing short of amazing. Read more »

August 15, 2010 | Posted in Gideon Levy, Israel | Read More »

Midnight on the Mavi Marmara (new book)

Henning Mankell, aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla: “We have been attacked while in international waters. That means the Israelis have behaved like pirates … The moment they start to steer this ship towards Israel, we have also been kidnapped. The whole action is illegal.” Read more »

August 9, 2010 | Posted in Boycott / Protest / Resistance, Video | Read More »

Israel’s harassment of citizens could ignite uprising, warns Arab politician

Israel’s harassment of citizens could ignite uprising, warns Arab politician

Haneen Zoabi: “It took us 40 years for us to admit that we were even Palestinians. Another 15 years passed before we realised that the peace process started under Oslo had been a disaster. The Zionist project was to domesticate its Arab citizens as the hewers and drawers of water. But the carrot-and-stick approach failed, and now we see Israel is prepared to throw away its liberal side to control us. We were passive once and now we are becoming active about our national identity.” Read more »

July 26, 2010 | Posted in FEATURED NEWS STORIES, Israel | Read More »

Haneen Zoabi: “The largest threat to democracy is Zionism”

Haneen Zoabi: “The largest threat to democracy is Zionism”

They are trying to establish borders on our political identity and say that we cannot have relations with the broader Arab world. They want to redefine the margins of democracy to exclude any political program that calls for full equality. We are calling for equality without Zionism… The fact is, to demand full civic and national equality is actually to demand the end of Zionism. So we don’t hate Zionism. Zionism hates democracy. Read more »

July 22, 2010 | Posted in FEATURED COMMENTARIES, Occupation, Others | Read More »

Israel’s parliament revokes Arab MK Zuabi’s privileges over Gaza flotilla

Haneen Zoabi: “It’s not surprising that a country that strips the fundamental rights of its Arab citizens would revoke the privileges of a Knesset member who loyally represents her electorate… You are punishing me out of vengeance… When you threaten the Arab MKs and the Arabs’ protectors, you threaten democracy and co-existence between Jews and Arabs.” Read more »

July 13, 2010 | Posted in FEATURED NEWS STORIES, Israel | Read More »

International lawmakers may probe Israeli decision to censure Arab MK

The Inter-Parliamentary Union is set to discuss recommendation to strip Balad MK Hanin Zuabi of privileges over Gaza flotilla participation. Read more »

June 16, 2010 | Posted in FEATURED NEWS STORIES, Gaza, Israel | Read More »

Jamal Zahalka, Haneen Zoabi: an Appeal to Parliamentarians Worldwide

MK Haneen Zoabi (BALAD) faces death threats as the Israeli Knesset House Committee votes to revoke her parliamentary privileges for participating in the Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla and protesting against the blockade. Read more »

June 10, 2010 | Posted in Boycott / Protest / Resistance | Read More »

Democracy Now! interviews Haneen ZoabiDemocracy Now! interviews Haneen Zoabi

Hanin Zoabi was aboard the Mavi Marmara, the lead ship in the flotilla where all nine activists were killed, and she witnessed some of them bleed to death. When she returned to Israel to speak in the Knesset, she was verbally assaulted by parliament members for her participation in the flotilla. Read more »

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