To vote or not to vote? The question facing Arab Israelis

To vote or not to vote? The question facing Arab IsraelisIn the days ahead of Israel’s April 9 elections, activists in the country’s north were not trying to convince some residents who to vote for — but just to vote. Israel’s Arab citizens, who account for some 17.5 percent of the population, have been engaged in a debate over whether to boycott the upcoming elections. There have long been boycott calls by Israeli Arabs, but the debate has taken on renewed relevance.



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