Israel: Knesset Passes Racist Law Denying Non-Jews Right of Self-Determination

Netanyahu calls it “a defining moment in the annals of Zionism and the history of the state of Israel.”

NBCNews: Israel’s new “nation-state” law, which was was celebrated as a “defining moment” for the country by its supporters, has prompted forceful protests inside the country and around the world.

The law, which narrowly passed early Thursday, declared among other provisions that only Jews have the right of self-determination in Israel. It was backed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government. Report is here.