Member of the Knesset from the Likud party Prachi Nava Boker appealed to the Minister of the interior Aryeh Deri with the requirement to deprive of status as a permanent resident Omar Barghouti, founder of BDS movement, calling for a boycott of Israel.
The NRG website reports that the Deputy inquiry has been received at the interior Ministry ahead of the visit Barghouti in Israel. The founder of BDS is going to take part in conferences held by the Supervisory Board for the rights of Arabs in Israel. The conference, according to this publication, scheduled for next Friday.
In his address, the Deputy indicated that we are talking about a person who is born in Qatar, raised in Egypt and received permanent resident status in Israel by marriage to an Israeli Arab. Prachi Nava Boker indicates that Barghouti, received his doctorate at the University of tel Aviv, most of his time traveling worldwide, lecturing, calling for a boycott of Israel.
Prachi Nava Boker asked the head of Ministry of internal Affairs to use existing authorities to deprive Mr. Barghouti permanent resident status.
According to the NRG website, that request also joined the movement «Circu». The CEO of this organization Alon Schwarzer in the conversation with journalists has accused the Israeli left-wing organizations in collaboration with Omar Barghouti. Stating that leftist organization put founder of the BDS information on violations by Israel.
Omar Barghouti opposes the decision of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the principle of «two States for two peoples», as it denies the right of Israelis on the ground in Palestine. Israel in his lectures he calls the apartheid state. He also accuses the Palestinian Arabs, advocating a peaceful settlement of the conflict, «the moral blindness and political shortsightedness».