Gaza: Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat contended that the newly passed Jewish state law “legalizes apartheid”.
The Knesset on Thursday passed the law called as “the nation-state Law.”. 62 lawmakers voted in favour of the law while 55 opposed it.
Hamas also condemned the law. Blasting the law Fawzi Barhoum, a spokesman for the Hamas contended that it officially legalizes “Israeli racism” and constitutes “a dangerous attack on the Palestinian [people] and its historic right to its land.” He added, “All these laws and resolutions are baseless and they will not come to pass or change anything on the ground. The Palestinian people will remain the sovereign of this land.”
Condemning the law, PLO Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi condemned the law saying “the ‘Jewish nation-state’ law gives license to apartheid, discrimination, ethnic cleansing, and sectarianism at the expense of the Palestinian people.”