Law Championed by the Right Used to Ban Kahanist Leader From Election

The amendment to the Basic Law that disqualified Otzma Yehudit's Michael Ben Ari was originally drafted by the right to be used against Arab parties and their candidates

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Israel's Supreme Court this week banned Michael Ben Ari, leader of the Kahanist Otzma Yehudit party, from running in the April 9 general election. The court cited his racist comments – using the very...