Israeli Annexation of the West Bank

Israel’s newly installed unity government is planning to annex parts of the Occupied West Bank in what is being feared to be a very provocative and dangerous move.

The idea of annexing parts of West Bank has all along existed in Israeli political discourse since the 1967 six day war between the Zionist state and its Arab neighbours. A number of bills were table in Knesset (Israeli Parliament) between 2016 and 2018 seeking extension of Israeli law and sovereignty to settlements and the Jordan River valley. The legislation did not then progress because of fear of diplomatic fallout. Read More…

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