Israel’s Election Outcome Remains Unclear, But the “Ultimate Loser” Will Be Palestinians
 Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy
The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly
Israel Election Guide 2019 (Revised September 2019)
Israel’s Election Outcome Remains Unclear, But the “Ultimate Loser” Will Be Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Israel’s Election Outcome Remains Unclear, But the “Ultimate Loser” Will Be Palestinians

From Jerusalem, we speak with Palestinian attorney Diana Buttu about the significance of the snap election. “It’s not clear who will be the ultimate victor,” Buttu says. “I can tell you who will be the ultimate loser, and that’s the Palestinian people.”

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Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out? News & Analysis
David M. Halbfinger, The New York Times

Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out?

Arab citizens of Israel have no love lost for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who routinely resorts to fear-mongering against them to rally his right-wing Jewish base.

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Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy Op-Eds & Analysis
Democracy Now

Noura Erakat: Netanyahu’s Proposed West Bank Annexation Is Logical End to Israel’s Apartheid Policy

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing worldwide condemnation for vowing to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank if he wins next week’s snap election.

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The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly Op-Eds & Analysis
Diana Buttu, The Nation

The Israeli Elections Are a Referendum on Who Can Treat Palestinians Most Harshly

While Netanyahu’s talk of annexing parts of the West Bank caused a flurry, the reality is that few parties would oppose it.

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‘We don’t care who wins’: young Gazans see little choice in Israel’s elections News & Analysis
Donald Macintyre, The Guardian

‘We don’t care who wins’: young Gazans see little choice in Israel’s elections

As reflections from the quayside lights twinkle in the water below, the fisherman Maher Abu Hazima takes a five shekel coin from his pocket and holds it face up. “That’s Netanyahu,” he says before turning it over with a flick of his wrist. “And that’s Gantz. They’re the same.”

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‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans Op-Eds & Analysis
Dalia Hatuqa, TIME

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans

As the days went on, Palestinians saw how much Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to secure an electoral victory, including vowing to annex West Bank settlements.

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Unable to vote, Palestinians shrug off Israel’s elections News & Analysis
Joseph Krauss & Mohammed Daraghmeh, AP News

Unable to vote, Palestinians shrug off Israel’s elections

Barhoum Saleh’s town is surrounded by Jewish settlements, the sign above his roadside mechanic shop is in Hebrew, most of his customers are Israeli and he needs an Israeli permit to visit the beach a half hour’s drive away.

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‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Op-Eds & Analysis
Adel Abu Nimeh, Reuters

‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge

Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained News & Analysis
Zack Beauchamp, Vox

Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained

In a high-profile speech on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex a part of the West Bank called the Jordan Valley if he wins Israel’s upcoming election on September 17.

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