The Hight Court on Sunday decided Balad MK Haneen Zoabi’s will be reinstated for the 19th Knesset election, Army Radio reported.
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In an interview with Army Radio, Zoabi called the decision a victory against racism, adding that although she respects the High Court decision, it doesn't mean Israel is "100% democratic."
Zoabi was disqualified by the Central Elections Committee last week, in a 19-9 vote, despite Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein recommending that she be allowed to run. The committee approved the ban on the grounds that Zoabi supported terrorism and rejected Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.