Over 1,000 MPs from 25 Countries Sign Statement against Annexation

More than one thousand lawmakers from 25 European states have signed a statement opposing any unilateral annexation by Israel of West Bank territory. The legislators expressed support for the stance of European Union (EU) foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell that annexation “could not pass unchallenged.” The European parliamentarians’ statement expressed “serious concerns” about the Trump…

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…

Palestinians protest in Nablus against Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Ban, May 14, 2020. The large banner reads, in part "… Jerusalem is ours and the land is ours; [We are ] staying here; the [US-Israeli] 'Deal of the Century' will not pass."

Israel’s Annexation of Palestinian Lands – Disaster for Both Peoples

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday, May 19, his decision to immediately withdraw from all agreements, including security guarantees, between the PLO and Israel and between his organization and the United States, as a result of the Israeli government’s intention to annex Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank. Addressing senior Palestinian leadership, Abbas declared…