Tagged: Netanyahu

As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest News & Analysis
Daniel Estrin, NPR

As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest

Palestinians from Gaza to the West Bank and the diaspora are refusing to remain silent in the face of Israel's illegal annexation plans, which could begin as early as July 1. They're making it clear: "Annexation is an existential threat for our future."

about 3 weeks ago
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
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
Netanyahu Turns to Arab Doctors to Fight the Virus News & Analysis
Mehul Srivastava, OZY

Netanyahu Turns to Arab Doctors to Fight the Virus

Israel is relying on Palestinian health care workers to fight the pandemic while continuing to underfund and neglect their access to clinics and hospitals. "Israel has a way of celebrating good Arab doctors while discriminating against other Arabs."

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
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
Israel’s Groundhog Day: Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat News & Analysis
Daniel Estrin and Larry Kaplow, NPR

Israel’s Groundhog Day: Hold Elections. Call Another Vote. Repeat

Netanyahu is Israel's longest-serving prime minister ever. He's been in office for ten years and now he's trying to stay there. How? By spewing racist and violent language targeting Palestinians, their land, and their right to live.

on March 2, 2020
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