Tagged: Annexation

Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy News & Analysis
Shibley Telhami, Foreign Policy

Stop Calling Israel a Jewish Democracy

Netanyahu's annexation plan has brought to the fore a defining question. What is more important to Israeli society: ideals of democracy or the colonization of Palestine?

on June 9, 2020
Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian News & Analysis
Lee Yaron and Josh Breiner, Haaretz

Thousands Protest Israeli Annexation in Tel Aviv; Bernie Sanders Calls to ‘Stand Up to Authoritarian

Thousands of protesters filled the streets yesterday in Tel Aviv against Israel's plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank. Senator Bernie Sanders addressed the crowd via video alongside Palestinian Joint List leader Ayman Odeh.

on June 7, 2020
More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

More Than 90 Percent of West Bank Eviction Orders Go to Palestinians, Report Shows

Between 2005 and 2018, over 90% of evacuation orders issued by Israel’s military authority for the occupied West Bank were given to Palestinians.

on June 1, 2020
Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters News & Analysis
Middle East Eye

Israel’s planned annexation of the Jordan Valley: Why it matters

Part of Israel's annexation plan is taking over the Jordan Valley. Why? Because the area is "rich in minerals and agricultural soil and is a highly strategic area..." Israel is depriving Palestinians of their right to the resources on their land.

on May 27, 2020
Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN News & Analysis
Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post

Stop annexation by sanctioning Israel, Palestinian PM tells UN

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh to the UN: “What we need from you really is sanctions on Israel. What we need from you is to recognize Palestine as a state..."

on May 19, 2020
Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation News & Analysis
Oliver Holmes, The Guardian

Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation

A coalition agreement has been reached in Israel. Netanyahu and former military general Benny Gantz will rotate leadership over a unity government. Both are committed to illegally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank as early as this summer.

on May 18, 2020
What will happen to Palestinian land the day after annexation? News & Analysis
Ziv Stahl, +972 Magazine

What will happen to Palestinian land the day after annexation?

"Unlike military occupation, which is temporary by definition...annexation is permanent, and it will further entrench and perpetuate violations against people who already face routine human rights abuses."

on May 4, 2020
Palestinians decry Netanyahu-Gantz deal, warn ‘annexation’ ends peace deal News & Analysis
Khaled Abu Toameh, The Jerusalem Post

Palestinians decry Netanyahu-Gantz deal, warn ‘annexation’ ends peace deal

Palestinians from across the political spectrum are making it clear that the agreement between rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to form a unity government will lead to the expansion of Israel's apartheid regime.

on April 21, 2020
Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears News & Analysis
Chaim Levinson and Jonathan Lis, Haaretz

Netanyahu, Gantz Agree on West Bank Annexation Proposal as Unity Deal Nears

After much fanfare and three rounds of Israeli elections in less than twelve months, the leading contenders Netanyahu and Gantz are coming together over illegally expanding their control over Palestinian land. How? By annexing the occupied West Bank.

on April 7, 2020
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