After Azmi Bishara was indicted for visiting an enemy state of Syria and associating with Nasrallah there, Saif Nafa of Balad party was stripped of parliamentary immunity for the same offense.
The behavior is normal for Arab MKs. Ahmed Tibi met with Arafat several times. After the Oslo negotiations started, he kept meeting with Arafat and Abu Mazen on behalf of Peres.
When Israeli government openly negotiations with Syria over surrendering the Golan Heights – a high crime in the Israeli law, – it is somewhat hypocritical to prosecute Arab MKs for a lesser offense.