redglobeMore 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 Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Brazil), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Ernesto Samper (Colombia), Rafael Correa and José Mujica (Ecuador), and Fernando Lugo (Paraguay). Other well-known signers of the statement included Brazilian singers Chico Buarque and Caetano Veloso, and Argentinean Nobel Peace Prizewinner Adolfo Pérez Esquivel.

In parallel, Cuban Foreign...

PalestineFatah and Hamas agreed on Thursday, July 2, to join ranks in fighting the annexation plan of far-right Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. In a joint press conference, Fatah Central Committee member, Jibril Rajoub, who spoke in Ramallah, and Hamas deputy head, Saleh Arouri, who spoke via a video link from Beirut, said that both movements should unite their ranks in fighting the Israel-American...

Joint List IsraelThe Joint List called upon the European Union on Tuesday, June 30, to suspend its ties with Israel unless Netanyahu’s far-right government announces that it has abandoned its plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank as envisioned by the Trump plan.

In letters to senior EU officials, including foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and European Commission President Ursula von der...

The Communist Party USA denounces the plans announced by the government of Israel to annex up to 30 percent of the land the Palestinian people hope to include in a future Palestinian state—an annexation which Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his coalition allies had threatened to carry out as early as July 1 but is expected in the coming days. This annexation would not be possible...

ChinaChina rejects the endeavors of Israel’s far-right government to annex large swaths of the occupied territories designated to be part of the future Palestinian state, a Chinese diplomat told the Palestine News & Information Agency (WAFA) in an interview. The Chinese ambassador to Palestine, Guo Wei, stated that his country rejects Israel’s annexation of occupied West Bank lands and of any...

Joint List IsraelThe 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 Minister Boris Johnson, and the Labour party’s leader...

Joint List IsraelAll 15 Knesset members from the Joint List sent a letter on Thursday, June 25, to members of the Democratic Party in the US Congress urging them to take a firm stand against Israel’s plans to annex portions of the Palestinian occupied West Bank.

Hadash MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Joint List), who initiated the letter, said about the appeal to Congress: “The annexation and the occupation are...

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” and “Israel is...

redglobePolls conducted in recent days have found that only a third of the citizens of Israel support the government’s plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

In the results of a poll carried out by Channel 12 News and televised last Monday, June 8, 46% of respondents were against annexation, as opposed to 34% who were in favor. When these results were analyzed along political identification of...

The World Federation of Trade Unions on behalf of its more than 100 million workers in 132 countries expresses its sincere condolence to the relatives and colleagues of the 20 coal miners who lost their lives working to earn a livelihood for themselves and their families.

According to official information, the miners were trapped in a coal mine that collapsed due to a gas explosion on Tuesday in...

As Israel’s far-right government undertakes the annexation process of West Bank settlements and interconnecting roads as well the Jordan Valley, the Turkish Communist website SoL News interviewed representatives of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Palestinian People’s Party (PPP), regarding Israel’s intentions, and the struggles of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples against them.

SoL: We...

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