Israeli Arab MP Resigns Over Controversial ‘Nation State’ Law

The Jewish state is a member of an Israeli Arab parliament, resigned in protest of Israel’s controversial new law.

67-year-old politician Jawahar Bahlul Due to the passing of this law, he said that the parliament was “racist” and “destructive”.

He said on Israeli TV channel Raceet, “This law has pushed the way for the equalization of Arab people in Israel.”

On July 19, the bill passed by the Israeli parliament, the Knesset bill was passed in 62-55 votes. Before the passage of the legislation, many Arab members of the bill received a copy of the bill and released their anger against it.

Under the law of ‘Jewish nation,’ it is said that ethnic Israeli state … has been recognized as the national language of the nation, and it has been said to reduce Arab status in the state language list. In addition, it has been said to increase the amount of settlement of Jews in national interest.

After the passage of the ‘Jewish nation state’ law, there was anger among the minority Arab people. Photo: Reuters
After the passage of the ‘Jewish nation state’ law, there was anger among the minority Arab people. Photo: Reuters
After the bill was passed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised this as a “turning point”. But there is anger among the minority Arab people there.

The total population of Israel is 9 million. About 20 percent of them are Arabs, most of whom are Sunni Muslims; Others are Christian and Druze.

On Saturday, Baholul, a member of opposition Zionist Union Party, said, “I resign from the Netset. Should I be silent? Can I say a destructive, racist and extremist parliament?

The Arab law of Israel has given equal rights to the Jews, but Israel has long been complaining about discrimination against the state. The Arabs living in the terrain regarded Israel as a second class citizen.

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