President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas met on Friday evening, August 7, in Ramallah with a delegation from Hadash that included MK Ayman Odeh (third from left), General Secretary of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer (first from right), and Secretary General of Hadash, Mansour Dehamshe (first from left).

President Mahmoud Abbas Meets Hadash Delegation in Ramallah

The President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), received at his presidential headquarters in Ramallah, Friday evening, August 7, a delegation from the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality (Hadash) headed by MK Ayman Odeh, leader of the Joint List and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer. According…

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his Cuban counterpart Miguel Díaz-Canel during their meeting in Havanna, May 2018

Latin American Leaders Reject any Israeli Annexation in West Bank

More than 320 public figures from Latin America, including former national presidents, signed a statement on Friday, July 3, calling for the imposition of sanctions on Israel in response to its plan to annex portions of the occupied Palestinian territory and for its apartheid practices. Among the most prominent signatories to the statement were former presidents…

Leftist activists blocked Herzl Street in Tel Aviv last Sunday, June 14, to protest Israel's imminent annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories. The white banner to the left reads: "Israel is not a democracy… Apartheid."

More Protests against Annexation of Occupied Palestinian Territories

Dozens of leftist activists blocked Herzl Street in Tel Aviv last Sunday, June 14, to protest Israel’s “colonialist policies and plans to formally annex” occupied Palestinian territories. The protesters barricaded the central downtown road with concrete barriers and fences, on which they raised banners in Hebrew, Arabic and English reading: “No to annexation, No to apartheid”…

Palestinians protest the US-Israeli "Deal of the Century" in the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, May 30, 2020.

Communist Parties: “Occupation is Terror; Annexation is Apartheid!”

In a joint initiative by the Palestinian People’s Party and the Communist Party of Israel, dozens of Communist and Workers’ parties from around the world have signed the following statement entitled: “Occupation is Terror; Annexation is Apartheid.” Yesterday, June 5, 2020 marked the 53rd anniversary of the launching of Israel’s war of aggression of 1967, in which…

Prominent members of the Joint List lead a protest march against Trump's "Deal of the Century" in Baqa al-Gharbiyye, Saturday, February 1: From right to left, Hadash MK Youssef Jabarrin; (in second row) Secretary General of the Communist Party of Israel, Adel Amer; Secretary General of Hadash, Mansour Dehamshe; first from left, Assam Makhoul, former MK from Hadash and current Chairman of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian & Israeli Studies; second from left, MK Ahmad Tibi (Ta'al).

Voices from the Left: Trump’s Plan, One for Annexation, Not for Peace

When, amidst his characteristic bombast, US President Donald Trump festively revealed his “Deal of the Century” last week in Washington, he repeated the terms “peace plan” and “Palestinian state” several times. In response, Peace Now has written, “Despite the seemingly appropriate words and the celebratory atmosphere, an examination of the details of the plan, clearly…