The "Cameras Law" that was approved by the Israeli cabinet, has been thwarted before even reaching a first reading in the Knesset. Netanyahu's efforts to suppress the Arab vote seem to have been foiled for the time being.
In the upcoming elections, the political parties representing the Arab Palestinian community in Israel will face both low voter turn-out and a continued drift of votes to Jewish parties.
Following the dramatic surge in Arab voter turnout in the recent Israeli elections, a heavy burden of responsibility has fallen on the shoulders of the Joint List - gaining a unique position of power, where it will have unprecedented influence over the formation of the next government coalition.
Friends of Mossawa and the Mossawa Center recently returned from a two-week outreach program in the United States and Canada. The tour, which was led and organized by Friends of Mossawa, included meetings and events in Washington, D.C, Toronto, Ottawa, New York, and New Jersey.
Friends of Mossawa recently returned from a two-week tour of North America during which it brought the voices of Palestinian citizens of Israel into the public discussion in the United States and Canada.