Israelis talk about how Arab-Israelis can vote, but their votes don't really mean anything. They are not equal. Jewish only villages are built. There is little integration. They are more likely to have poor services and have less development. He got funding, that's true, but the land is his home. He chose to highlight the prejudice.
UN human rights office 'deeply disturbed' by Libya death sentences (Reuters)
from the article: Ajami co-director ahead of the Oscars: I don't represent Israel