Social justice has to reach the Arab community too

18.08.2011                      18.Aw-Elul, 5771

Israelischer Sommer:

Social justice has to reach the Arab community too

Don't ignore us, Mohammed Darawshe tells the protesters.

The almost absolute absence of the Arab community from the housing protest is also evident in the composition of the committee formed to address the protesters' demands. Headed by Manuel Trajtenberg, the committee has no experts on Arab affairs. In a letter to Prof. Trajtenberg, Mohammed Darawshe says this omission contradicts the government resolution that the Arab, Circassian and Druze minorities must have appropriate representation.
"You can't institute social justice and exclude 20% of the population," Darawshe, co-executive director of the Abraham Fund Initiatives, told TheMarker. Darawshe is also part of TheMarker 2021 endeavor, heading a discussion on the Israeli labor market at the Israel 2021 conference….