Arab social activist Mohammad Darawsheh announces new political party

Social activist Mohammad Darawsheh becomes the latest to form a new political party in Israel ahead of the March 23 election.

In a statement, Darawsheh says the party will be called Ma’an (“together” in Arabic) and will “focus only on the social and economic issues that interest the Arab citizen.”

He says his party will strive to move the Arab community “from victimhood to decision-making positions.”