Friday, December 8, 2017

Israel/Palestine News


As protests erupt over over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Mustafa Barghouti says Trump & Netanyahu won't succeed in displacing Palestinians from their homeland.


"The right of return is an explosive issue and Meretz opposes it, in order to reach compromises," says MK Ilan Gilon (Meretz), but he believes that the state must compensate for decades of discrimination against this population. Knesset members talk about return - the first interview in the series.

"What is at the center of things right now is not the right of return, but the very recognition of two states as a solution." Ran Cohen, former Meretz MK and Minister of Industry and Trade, on whether refugees should be allowed to realize their right of return. Knesset members talk about return - a seventh interview in the series.