Israeli Arab parliamentarian, MK Ahmad Tibi exploits platform at the UN to censure Israel for celebrating the 1947 Partition Plan that subsequently led to its independence.
By Itamar Eichner
MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) attacked Israel and a UN-held celebration of the 1947 Partition Plan vote which led to Israel’s Declaration of Independence, saying it is hypocritical of the state to celebrate such an event while denying Palestinians independence.
Speaking at a United Nations convention held in observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Tibi panned Israel for what he says are discriminatory acts.
MK Ahmad Tibi (Joint List) attacks Israel at the UN Nov.29, 2017 – Ynet
“Instead of working for equality, peace and acceptance of the other, the Israeli government promotes the Nationality Bill that speaks of self-determination only for Jews and establishes communities without Arabs,” said Tibi, adding that “the Joint List is working together with democratic Jews against the flood of these laws in order to bring about a better life.” Continue Reading »
Palestinian Knesset Member responds to former Likud minister’s Tweet slamming former education minister Piron for supporting to teach ‘Nakba Day’ in Israeli schools.
Former Likud minister Gideon Sa’ar and Arab MK Ahmad Tibi engaged in a war of words on Twitter on Saturday night over a call to include “Nakba Day” in the Israeli school curriculum.
Arab MK Ahmad Tibi (left) & Former Likud minister Gideon Sa’ar (right) – Photos: AFP, Alex Kolomoisky
Sa’ar slammed former education minister Shai Piron of Yesh Atid on Saturday. over the latter’s support for the addition of Nakba Day to the curriculum. Continue Reading »
Arab member of the Israeli Knesset Ahmad Tibi is given the Speaker’s chair (as a Deputy Speaker) at the Knesset.
This is what happens when Palestinians control the Knesset:
Yelling at women, abusing his position to eject those smarter than himself, and censor dialogue he doesn’t like ti hear.
Original Arutz Sheva TV video. Continue Reading »