Tag Archives: citizenship

French town of Bezons grants honorary citizenship to prisoner Rimawi

#FreeSamer | Global action to save the life of Hunger striker Samer Issawi [ PIC 12/03/2013 – 09:17 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– The French town of Bezons granted “honorary citizenship” to Majdi Rimawi, who was jailed by Israel for his alleged role in the 2001 assassination of the then-tourism minister Rehavam Ze’evi in Jerusalem. The […]

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High Court okays Citizenship Law, legalizing racial discrimination of Arabs

URGENT ACTION ALERT #IsraelKills Dialysis in Gaza: 450 Lives in Danger January 12 2012| by Noam Sheizaf | 972 Magazine According to the 2003 law, Arab citizens of Israel who marry Palestinians will have to emigrate in order to live with their spouses. Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi famously said that “Israel is indeed a Jewish-democratic […]

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Israel considers 1,000 citizenship applications from US Christians seeking permission to settle in the West Bank

Friday, 15 April 2011 17:11| MEMO Shem Tov has presented the American project to the so-called Shomron Regional Council and exerted efforts to push the idea. The Israeli media has revealed that 1000 Christian Americans have submitted applications for Israeli citizenship and permission to settle in the occupied West Bank. In return, they have said […]

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Dominci in Israel: Dispossession by Law

By Seraj Assi Imagine you are an Israeli Arab. You receive a graduate fellowship in an American university. You set there in the campus cafeteria, meet with a Syrian or Lebanese colleague or friend, a fellow Arab who happens to share with you the same religion, nationality and language. You then return home for the […]

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Knesset passes law to revoke the citizenship of its Palestinian citizens

  Israel’s Parliament, the Knesset, has passed a law that will make it easier to revoke the citizenship of its Palestinian citizens. MEMO | March 30, 2011 Israel’s Parliament, the Knesset, has passed a law that will make it easier to revoke the citizenship of its Palestinian citizens, primarily on the grounds of them committing […]

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Sane’: extremist Jewish MK’s compete to show animosity to Palestinians

[ 11/03/2011 – 02:51 PM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– Arab member of the Knesset, Talab al-Sane’, head of Arab Democratic Party, said during the discussion on amending the nationality law at the Knesset that extremist Jewish members of the Knesset “compete with one another on hate and animosity to Palestinians and propose racist laws that […]

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ei: Interview: Jordan revoking citizenship from Palestinian refugees

Hazem Jamjoum, The Electronic Intifada, 28 February 2011 Anis Kassim Palestinians in Jordan constitute both the majority of the kingdom’s population, and the largest Palestinian refugee community in the world. In the 1960s, Jordan was the main area of operation for militant Palestinian factions who used it as both a recruiting and training ground for […]

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Knesset Committee Okays Revoking Citizenship for “Loyalty-Related Offenses”

PNN – Palestine News Network –  10.01.11 – 15:09   Tel Aviv – PNN – In a vote of four to three with one abstention, the Knesset Internal Affairs committee approved a bill that would mandate the revocation of Israeli citizenship from anyone with dual citizenship convicted of a “loyalty-related offense,” defined as terrorism or […]

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Ministry of justice warns of Israel’s citizenship law, loyalty oath

[ 13/10/2010 – 03:23 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian ministry of justice in Gaza warned that the Israeli decisions to amend its citizenship law and impose the oath of loyalty to the Jewish state on Palestinians are part of the ongoing Israeli policy which is aimed to empty historical Palestine from its indigenous […]

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Bahar: Amendment to Israeli citizenship law a humanitarian crime

[ 11/10/2010 – 06:42 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– First deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Dr. Ahmed Bahar said the Israeli government’s decision to approve an amendment on its citizenship law is a “legal and humanitarian crime”. Israel recently voted for a new law forcing indigenous Palestinians to announce loyalty to the […]

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