Caledoniyya

Loving Haneen Zoabi

The more she is repressed, the more awesome she becomes in my view:

Israeli Arab MK Hanin Zuabi will be stripped of her right to address the Knesset and to participate in committee votes until the end of this parliamentary season, the Knesset Ethics Committee ruled on Monday.

The decision to penalize Zuabi, a lawmaker from the Balad party, comes in the wake of her participation in the Gaza-bound flotilla last year. Zuabi, who sailed on the Turkish-flagged Mavi Marmara, had already had certain parliamentary rights revoked by Knesset last July.

Her courage to sustain the call for justice in spite of heckles, restrictions and vociferous opposition is a true inspiration.

Read on, here.

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