Tagged: Elections

For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary News & Analysis
Alex Kane, +972 Magazine

For Palestinian rights movement, Biden poses a familiar quandary

Palestinian rights advocates say they hold no hope of Joe Biden becoming a vociferous critic of Israel, nor of their ability to have any major influence on him.. But they also say that they have no choice but to deal with Biden

on May 11, 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
Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz agree on national emergency government in Israel News & Analysis
Andrew Carey, Amir Tal and Oren Liebermann, CNN

Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz agree on national emergency government in Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz agreed on the formation of a national government. Gantz and Netanyahu are committed to upholding Israeli apartheid. Now they’re planning to formally annex the West Bank.

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
How Israel’s first hijab-wearing MK plans to fight for Arab women News & Analysis
Ira Tolchin Immergluck, Times of Israel

How Israel’s first hijab-wearing MK plans to fight for Arab women

Meet Iman Khatib-Yasin, the first hijab-wearing Palestinian woman to serve in Israel's government. Her platform: end discrimination, fight for women's rights, highlight the role of Israel's apartheid system in oppressing Palestinian women.

on April 7, 2020
International Women’s Day- Tahanie Aboushi Infographics

International Women’s Day- Tahanie Aboushi

For International Women’s Day we’re honoring Palestinian women. Meet Tahanie Aboushi, a New York City based attorney and civil rights advocate. She’s dedicated to ending mass incarceration—oh, and she’s running to be Manhattan’s next district attorney.

on March 9, 2020
Netanyahu projected to win Israeli election, but exit polls suggest bloc just short of majority News & Analysis
Andrew Carey, CNN

Netanyahu projected to win Israeli election, but exit polls suggest bloc just short of majority

Netanyahu is the projected winner of Israel's third round of elections, but he doesn't have the parliamentary majority. What does this mean? It means there's room for the Palestinian Joint List to have a sway in Israel's Knesset.

on March 3, 2020
I’m Palestinian American, and Bernie Sanders has my vote Op-Eds & Analysis
Nooran Alhamdan, +972 Magazine

I’m Palestinian American, and Bernie Sanders has my vote

Today is Super Tuesday. Here's one Palestinian-American's take on why Sander's deserves the Palestinian vote: "The movement behind Bernie Sanders will not let the suffering of the Palestinian people go unnoticed...That’s why Sanders has my vote."

on March 3, 2020
Israel to close West Bank, Gaza crossings to Palestinians on election day News & Analysis
Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel

Israel to close West Bank, Gaza crossings to Palestinians on election day

While Israelis were casting their vote yesterday, Palestinians living under occupation in Gaza and the West Bank were effectively put on lockdown. All crossings and entry roads were shut down, completely restricting mobility for millions of Palestinians.

on March 3, 2020
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