The lawmakers, all Democrats, wrote of their “concern” and “dismay” at the prime minister’s about-face.
“The ‘rehabilitation’ of southern Tel Aviv is not just a local battle,” he said, “It is part of a greater national struggle.”
Representatives dodge questions as to whether there’s an agreement, admit 1,749 expelled there since 2015.
“We call on the state of Israel to refrain from carrying out the deportations and to release those who are being detained for refusing to cooperate with their prospective deportations.”
The circumstances of the deal of the third country, widely reported to be Uganda, were not revealed.
The deal Israel hammered out with the UN was a good deal, even if it was only half a deal. No deal is perfect.
Did Netanyahu really believe he could get away with the agreement he reached with the UN secretly, without informing most of his coalition partners?
New Israel Fund CEO: If such a letter led Rwanda to cancel an agreement, it's a failure of Israel’s foreign policy.
The state told the High Court this morning that it will be investigating to see if another country fits the court's standards.
Coalition chairman said the PM may go back to plan he canceled within 24 hours of its announcement, and that the proposal to probe the New Israel Fund is toothless.