The Mossawa Center participated in official European Parliamentary debate about the Arab community

A delegation of Mossawa members met last week with more than 25 MEP's, Commission officials, and representatives of 7 EU member states. Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Estonia, Spain and Luxemburg. Mossawa Center's partners "Act Alliance" facilitated a meeting with members of the ECs Maghreb/Mashreq working group. Several EU Delegations will visit the Arab Community in the near future to monitor latest developments in the region such as the racial incitement, home demolitions, the burning of the church of the Multiplication and the latest attacks against freedom of speech such as the pulling of funding for Al Midan Theater.

Mossawa director will address members of European Parliament on discrimination and attacks against Arab citizens in Israel


Director of the Mossawa Center, Mr. Jafar Farah is currently in Brussels from June 22 - 26 to advocate on behalf of Arab citizens in Israel to the European Parliament and other EU members states and institutions and Belgian officials. The two main events of this trip are a meeting with members of the EU Council's Mashreq/Maghreb working group and presenting at a meeting of the European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Israel.

Mossawa director will address members of European Parliament on discrimination and attacks against Arab citizens in Israel
Last update : 3/7/2015  
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The Mossawa Center condemns the arson attack against the Church of the Multiplication


Early Thursday morning fire fighters arrived on the scene of the Church of the Multiplication. It stands where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fish. The fire gutted the church and police suspect arson due to the grafitti found at the scene condemning Idol worship.

The Mossawa Center condemns the arson attack against the Church of the Multiplication
Last update : 22/6/2015  
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Minister of Culture Miri Regev is holding up the submission of the mapping of Arab culture needs that was ordered by the Supreme Court


In December 2013 The Supreme Court ordered the Ministry of Culture to conduct a mapping of Arab culture needs and present it to court by June 2014. The Ministry of Culture has been delaying the matter since then. After the mapping was completed and a copy sent to The Mossawa Center, the petitioner, Miri Regev asked to postpone its submission to the Supreme Court.

Minister of Culture Miri Regev is holding up the submission of the mapping of Arab culture needs that was ordered by the Supreme Court
Last update : 10/6/2015  
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Mossawa to host conference in Knesset on the needs of the Arab community and the State budget


On June 16 2015 The Mossawa Center, in cooperation with MKs Dr. Ahamad Tibi and Dr. Basel Ghatas and the national committee of the heads of Arab localities, will host a conference in the Knesset on the economic needs of the Arab community in regard to the Israel state budget.

Mossawa to host conference in Knesset on the needs of the Arab community and the State budget
Last update : 10/6/2015  
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