Communist Party of Israel

Mohammed Barakeh, chairman of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, has called on the international community to intercede in internal Israeli matters to defend Arab-Palestinian citizens, as violence continues to the flare up across the country. Barakeh, a leading member of the Communist Party of Israel and former MK for Hadash, said the international community must “intervene immediately to protect the security and human rights of our community.” Mohammad Barakeh, the chairman of the High Follow-up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, during the last May Day parade in Nazareth, May 1, 2021 (Photo: Zo Haderech) “In recent days, Palestinian citizens of Israel (PCIs) have been victims of intense violence at the hands of the Israeli police and extreme right-wing Israeli citizens, vigilante groups, including settlers,” he said. “We urge you to intervene immediately to protect our community from violent attacks and human rights violations by both…

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Barakeh: Int’l Community Must Act to Protect Arab Citizens of Israel