Knesset election committee bans Labor candidate from list

Sivan Hilai|
The Knesset election committee representing members of current Knesset factions voted to ban Labor candidate Ibtisam Mara'ana Menuhin from participating in the March 23 elections after comments she posted on social media.
The Labor party will appeal the decision in front of the High Court where it is expected to be reversed.
Mara'ana, who is a Muslim citizen of Israel and married to an Israeli Jew, condemned Israel for its policies on the West Bank and Gaza raising the ire of right wing legislators. She had since apologized for her comments.

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