A Palestinian State must not be defined as an Israeli interest

Last June, the Israeli organisation, Peace Now's Settlement Watch project released a report describing how the Bennett-Lapid government increased settlement expansion planning by 26 per cent. Under the heading, 'The government of unequivocal annexation: one year of the Bennett-Lapid government', the report shows how the coalition government entrenched former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's settlement expansion and forced displacement of Palestinians. Peace Now is committed to the two-state compromise, which explains its banner featuring an Israel and Palestinian flag welcoming US President Joe Biden to Israel, whose visit commences tomorrow.  Peace Now's statement, as reported by several Israeli media outlets, sheds more light on the travesty of committing to a defunct paradigm, which essentially means accepting Israeli colonisation by default. … Continue reading A Palestinian State must not be defined as an Israeli interest