Balad MKs Jamal Zahalka and Haneen Zoabi participated in a moment in silence for
the Gazan victims of Operation Pillar of Defense, at a meeting of their party’s
leadership in Nazareth on Saturday.
At the event, Zahalka and Zoabi were
chosen as the party’s top two candidates, followed by Basel Ghattas, who is
expected to replace Druse MK Said Nafa in the next Knesset.
breaking international law in Gaza, all for the sake of [Prime Minister
Binyamin] Netanyahu’s election campaign,” Zoabi complained.
Not to be
outdone, MK Taleb a-Sanaa’s Arab Democratic Party was addressed by one of the
leaders of Hamas via video-conference at a party meeting Saturday. Sanaa was
reelected as the party’s representative on United Arab List-Ta’al.
Arab List-Ta’al head Ibrahim Sarsour wrote a letter to US President Barack Obama
Saturday, asking him to intervene to end what he called Israel’s aggression in
Hadash held an anti-war rally in Nazareth, which according to
organizers attracted 1,500 people.