Communist Party of Israel

Thousands of Jews and Arabs gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Thursday evening, March 18, to protest the inaction of the far-right government and police amidst the surging wave of crime and violence in Israel’s Arab communities. Addressing the protestors, Joint List chair, MK Ayman Oded (Hadash) accused the police of turning a blind eye to the violence, which is a result of poverty and years of under-investment in the Arab-Palestinian national minority in Israel. Demonstrators in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, protested the inaction of Israel’s far-right government and police amidst the surging crime and violence in Arab communities, Thursday, March 18, 2021. (Photo: Bukra) Former Hadash MK Mohammed Barakeh, today the head of the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab citizens of Israel and a senior member of the Communist Party of Israel told the crowd: “The escalation of violence and crime is not a defect in the far-right government,…

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In Tel Aviv, Thousands Protest Crime Surge in Arab Communities