Israel’s push to annex parts of occupied Palestinian territories


Israel is planning to absorb almost a third of Palestinian land in a controversial move condemned around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he intends to make West Bank settlements part of Israel proper. The settlements, home to hundreds of thousands of Jewish settlers, are considered illegal according to international law. How are the Palestinians responding?

Anand Naidoo spoke with Dr Hanan Ashrawi, member of the PLO Executive Committee.