As Israel’s General Election approaches on 9 April, MEMO interviews candidates, current and former, about their hopes for the future of Israeli politics.
- Rebecca Stead
- The Middle East Monitor
Ahmad Tibi is, in many ways, the face of Palestinian politics within Israel.
Boasting 20 years’ service as a Knesset Member (MK), he sees no reason why he shouldn’t one day become Israel’s Prime Minister.
Yet with only days to go until the General Election, Tibi must battle anti-Palestinian rhetoric, an increasingly-emboldened right-wing and disillusionment among the Arab-Israeli community to secure his re-election to parliament.
True to form, he has some strong words to say on the matter.
Tibi holds the number two slot in an…