Israeli court nixes ban on Arab politician’s parliament bid

Associated Press
Sun, 2020-02-09 19:27

JERUSALEM: Israel’s top court on Sunday struck down a decision to disqualify an Arab politician from running in next month’s parliamentary election.
The Israeli Supreme Court voted 5-4 to overturn the Central Elections Committee’s ruling to bar Heba Yazbak, a lawmaker from the Palestinian nationalist Balad party, saying there was no legal basis for Yazbak’s disqualification.

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