The Joint List - Israeli elections 2015 (45 images)

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Promoted by right wing parties who tried to stop small Arab parties from entering the Knesset, Israel’s parliament raised the threshold for representation from two to 3.25 per cent.
The reaction was to form a coalition of the four Arab parties and form the Joint List. In an unprecedented step the list gain 13 seats in the elections, becoming the third power in parliament. Ayman Odeh, a 41-year-old lawyer from Haifa who leads the socialist Hadash party become the head of the list,...
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