MK Haneen Zoabi (Balad) sent a personal letter to the Knesset usher was stands accused of attacking last week during a session discussing the anti-boycott bill. Zoabi was seen swing her arms as she was escorted out of the Knesset plenum.
"Following the incident on Wednesday, 13 July 2011, I am sending you this personal letter," Zoabi wrote to the usher. "Firstly, I would like to emphasize that I apologize to you if during the incident I hurt you in any way."
The Balad MK continued, "I wasn't aware and it wasn't my intention to push or hurt you. I only tried to free myself and I have respect for you and for your work."