Last updated: 12 August, 2018

Why Arab citizens waved Palestinian flags in central Tel Aviv

Because two peoples live here, side by side, and the Israeli government is doing its best to erase the rights and history of one of them. Tens of thousands of Palestinians and Israelis protested and marched against the Jewish Nation-State Law Saturday night, demanding full civil equality for all residents of the country. It was a spectacular and rare showing, yet most of Israel’s top politicians, including on the Left, as well as media outlets were concerned with one thing only: Palestinian flags in Rabin Square. Let’s begin with the facts: last night’s protest was organized by the Arab Higher Monitoring….