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The heads of the Druze and Circassian authorities have sent a letter of protest to the Prime Minister about their discrimination in various areas: "Promise has been made, we will not continue to bleed"

  • Druze community demonstration (Archive) // Photo: Gideon Markovich

Heads of the Druze and Circassian authorities contacted Prime Minister Netanyahu on Sunday in a sharp letter protesting what they define as "sector discrimination in every possible area" - from Kaminitz Law and National Law, Budgeting and Development to Corona testing.     

In the letter, the heads of authorities wrote: "This is the only sector without a multi-annual five-year plan in Israel, and the government's decision on a temporary budget of NIS 200 million has not been realized."   

Forum Chairman Jabar Hamad demanded the US PM keep his promises, saying that the Druze and the Circassians went on to fight for their lives on full equality: "The racism virus seems to have attacked the government well before the corona. We are turning to you today to clarify : We won't continue to bleed! "   

They added: "In a few days, Memorial Day to Israeli fallen soldiers, like all citizens of the state, will also be celebrated with our loved ones who have fallen in battle for the sake of the state. We do not ask for a hug and thank you, Prime Minister, we demand that you fulfill our promises in December 2019, in the presence of the Prime Minister. The community and the spiritual leader, Sheikh Muafak Tarif. The deep connection with our Druze community and our commitment to it are vital, "you said at the government meeting, it's time to hold on!" 

Source: israelhayom

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