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…

Peace activists turned the water in the fountain at Trump Square red in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva on Monday, June 29, to protest the Netanyahu government's intention to annex parts of the West Bank. Graffiti scrawled at the base of the fountain read "Annexation will cost us blood."

Joint List Urges Major British Parties to Oppose Annexation

The Joint List called on Britain’s biggest political parties to vigorously oppose Israel’s plans to annex parts of the Palestinian occupied West Bank. The two letters, dated June 26 were penned by Hadash MK Yousef Jabareen, the head of the Joint List’s international relations committee, and were sent to the UK Conservative party leader, Prime…

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…