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Herzog-Livni zigzag on petition to disqualify anti-Israel MK to gather Arab votes


Herzog-Livni union announced that it will no longer support the petition to bar anti-Israel Palestinian MK Hanin Zoabi, in move to ensure Arabs endorse Labor’s Herzog as PM.


The Zionist Camp, which only on Thursday announced it would support a petition filed with the Central Elections Committee to disqualify controversial Balad MK Hanin Zoabi from participating in the March 17 elections, has reneged, announcing Monday that it will not back the move.

Balad MK Hanin Zoabi – Photo: Dudi Vaaknin

The petition, filed last week by Likud and Yisrael Beytenu, states that Zoabi’s outspoken support of an armed Palestinian struggle against the State of Israel, as well as past statements in which she negated Israel’s existence, are in violation of Basic Law: The Knesset. Continue Reading »