Israeli Knesset

CIA cites Israeli court ruling to "justify" torture program

Israeli ruling provided a “novel” excuse for inflicting pain on detainees, according to a 2001 CIA memo. 

Israel plans to reintroduce ban on Palestinian flag

A new Israeli bill is part of a racist wave of legislation, according to prominent Israeli academic Ilan Pappé. 

Train driver calls on every Israeli to "run over" an Arab

An Israeli train driver’s call for the murder of Palestinians is part of a broader pattern of incitement by Israeli politicians and civilians alike.

Israel moves to outlaw Palestinian political parties in the Knesset

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
4 November 2014

Palestinian legislator denounces suspension as “political persecution.”

Israel exploring ways to "lower birthrate" of Bedouins, says minister

Yair Shamir’s latest comments are part of a long history of anti-Palestinian racism among Israeli politicians.

Palestinian Bedouin homes demolished by Israel

More than eight months after Israel cancelled a plan to displace tens of thousands of Palestinian Bedouins, housing demolitions continue without pause.

How liberal Zionists enable Israel’s genocidal ambitions

Commentator Sarah Wildman bans Palestinians from using the term “ethnic cleansing” during a think tank event in Washington.

Cut off power to Gaza dialysis patients, Knesset deputy speaker urges

Comments came during a parliamentary session from which three Arab members were expelled for criticizing Israel’s full-scale bombardment of Gaza.

The Palestinians and the "Jewish state"

Vijay Prashad
Beirut
16 April 2014
Young people wave Israeli flags during nighttime rally

How can the Palestinian leadership agree to a vague term that Israeli lawmakers cannot define?

Racist ringleaders 2013: Israel's war on Africans intensifies

David Sheen
19 December 2013
Close-up of men wearing winter coats sitting at night

The persecution of asylum-seekers has only got worse this year.

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