Israel’s push to annex as much as 30% of occupied Palestinian territories is facing international resistance. European and Arab leaders condemned the plan, a move considered illegal by the United Nations. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing headwinds of his own from a growing coronavirus outbreak to record unemployment and anti-government protests. There is growing speculation annexation could take weeks or even months.
- Dr. Hanan Ashrawi is a member of the PLO Executive Committee.
- Jeremy Saltan is a Knesset insider and political analyst
- Tammi Molad Hayo is a journalist and activist.
— Middle East Eye (@MiddleEastEye) September 13, 2019
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." https://t.co/kikBQieSSH pic.twitter.com/hcHBjgOxbk
— IMEU (@theIMEU) June 15, 2020