Tagged: Israeli Elections

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.”

on September 20, 2019
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.

on September 20, 2019
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.

on September 20, 2019
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.

on September 20, 2019
‘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.”

on September 20, 2019
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.

on September 20, 2019
As Israel Returns to Polls, Palestinian Democracy in Stasis News Roundup
AFP & Times of Israel

As Israel Returns to Polls, Palestinian Democracy in Stasis

When Israelis vote next week, it will be their sixth general election since Palestinians last had the chance to cast ballots in parliamentary polls more than 13 years ago.

on September 20, 2019
Palestinian Citizens of Israel, Please Go Out and Vote the Joint List Op-Eds & Analysis
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Palestinian Citizens of Israel, Please Go Out and Vote the Joint List

Voting in the election does not mean recognition of a state that was forced on you, but just the opposite. The importance and value of the Joint List at the present political-historical junction are far greater than the sum of its flaws and weaknesses.

on September 20, 2019
Israel Election Guide 2019 (Revised September 2019) Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel Election Guide 2019 (Revised September 2019)

The IMEU shares an updated guide to the Israeli re-elections and the candidates involved.

on September 9, 2019
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