Mossawa Publishes Latest Report on the Legal Status of Arab Citizens in Israel

Mossawa has published its updated report on the Legal Status of Arab Citizens in Israel. The report includes all discriminatory laws, proposed legislation and policies implemented by the Israeli government. It paints the picture of a worsening situation for the Arab community in Israel. Since the 2009 elections over 35 discriminatory bills have been proposed in the Knesset more than any other Knesset, and the election in 2013 of the 19th Knesset has not shown any chance in legislative trends.

Israeli Court Decision to Imprison a Former Member of Knesset for His Political Actions is a Blow to Democracy


The Mossawa Center strongly condemns the decision by the Israeli court to imprison former MK Said Nafa for his visit to Syria on 2007. This decision is a serious blow to democracy and a targeted attack on the political freedom of representatives of the Arab minority.

Israeli Court Decision to Imprison a Former Member of Knesset for His Political Actions is a Blow to Democracy
Last update : 5/9/2014  
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Mossawa to Host Annual Conference on the Legal Status of the Arab Community


On Friday, September 12th, 2014, the Mossawa Center will host its annual legal conference, entitled "The Legal Status of the Arab Community". The conference is being organized by the Mossawa Center as part of a project supported by the EU and Bread for the World. EU head of delegation, Lars Faaborg-Andersen will give opening remarks. The conference will bring together legal groups, politicians, ambassadors, academics, Journalists, lawyers and jurists from all over the country.

Mossawa to Host Annual Conference on the Legal Status of the Arab Community
Last update : 2/9/2014  
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Palestinians Around the World Mourn the Loss of Poet and Activist Samih al-Qasim


On August 19th 2014 the world famous poet Samih al-Qasim lost his battle with cancer at the age of 75. His death is a major loss to the world of Arabic literature and poetry.

Palestinians Around the World Mourn the Loss of Poet and Activist Samih al-Qasim
Last update : 21/8/2014  
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Mossawa Director and Staff participate in emergency conference in Haifa against racism and violence


Hundreds of residents of Haifa gathered for an Emergency Conference against racism and violence organized by Shutafut-Sharakah.

Mossawa Director and Staff participate in emergency conference in Haifa against racism and violence
Last update : 8/8/2014  
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Arab and Jewish Organizations in Israel Publish Joint Statement against War on Gaza and Incitement Against Arab minority


The Mossawa Center, in cooperation with 14 other Arab and Jewish organizations, published a joint statement on the front page of the Ha'aretz newspaper calling for an end to the war on Gaza and for the Israeli government to act against the recent wave of incitement and violence towards the Arab minority.

Arab and Jewish Organizations in Israel Publish Joint Statement against War on Gaza and Incitement Against Arab minority
Last update : 25/7/2014  
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