Umm Al-Fahm — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party sent monitors equipped with body cameras to a number of polling stations with Arab constituents on election day in Israel on Tuesday, and Arab politicians condemned the move as voter intimidation. Police, when asked about the use of cameras in polling stations, confirmed there had been “a number of suspected irregularities” in the north, where many Israeli Arabs — who comprise 21% of the population — live. Netanyahu, head of the right-wing Likud party, who opinion polls show as neck-and-neck with a centrist rival, defended the filming, saying that cameras should be posted at voting stations throughout the country. In 2015, Netanyahu angered Israeli Arab leaders when he said that Arabs were flocking “in droves” to cast ballots. Analysts said the remark was an attempt to galvanise his right-wing base, and that it deepened longstanding mistrust among Arabs. On election days in Israel, representatives of most parties sit at...

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