The goal of the legislation is to prevent those who have taken action against the state and its citizens for ideological reasons from being fielded as a candidate by a political party.
“Ahed Tamimi is not just one, she is a whole generation... We are not waiting for the criminal [Israel] to understand,” Zoabi said.
Joint List lawmakers blame Israeli prime minister for deaths of three Palestinians in clashes. Protests break out in the Gaza Strip.
Livni decided not to participate at an event in Brussels in January after authorities there said she could be detained.
Les Arabes israéliens sont beaucoup plus patriotiques qu’on ne le croit
MK Hanin Zoabi's office was unavailable for comment on the matter.
The sea-loving MK from the Mavi Marmara and I share the same identity card and the same citizenship.But we do not share the same destiny.
"More stations not needed when cops tolerate Arab-on-Arab crime."
Zoabi poignantly criticized the Palestinian leadership for "aggressively foiling the creation of any alternative to the status quo, even on Facebook."
To try to talk the court down from the suspended sentence, she had told the court on January 21, “My struggle is not against people, though the harm was to people.”