Tel Aviv using COVID-19 crisis to occupy more lands in West Bank – The Media Hell

Posted By on May 3, 2020

Both Israeli parties of Likud and Blue and White, regardless of apparent differences, have a common plan for the West Bank, which is nothing more than the use of a new corona virus crisis to annex additional Palestinian territories.

Asa Winstanley, a London-based investigative journalist who writes about Palestine and West Asia, says Israels Zionist regime is seizing every minor opportunity including the COVID-19 pandemic to seize more areas from the West Bank to build new illegal settlements. .

Israel will soon annex much of the occupied West Bank, so under Israeli law, the area will officially become part of the Zionist state. Millions of Palestinians living in the West Bank will continue to be denied the vote, even the most basic. Human rights by the despotic Israeli regime. Winstanley explained in an article published by West Asia Monitor.

The West Bank is home to about 2.2 million Palestinians and about 600,000 Israeli colonizers. The Gaza Strip and the West Bank together represent 22 percent of historic Palestine, although this is a somewhat arbitrary distribution of land based on the green line, the ceasefire line established after the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in 1949.

Between 1947 and 1949, some 800,000 Palestinians were expelled by the Zionist militias and the Israeli army born, with an indigenous population of about. Two-thirds. The goal of Zionism was to create a Jewish state in Palestine despite the fact that the population of the country was predominantly non-Jewish. It was therefore inevitable that the Zionist project would always be a racist project that would require the forcible expulsion of the Arab majority.

In 1967, Israel waged another war against neighboring Arab countries, occupying and occupying 22% of historic Palestine. Israel has introduced a (declining) military dictatorship against the Palestinians there since the Naksa, but has not been able to expel as many Palestinians as it did during the 1948 Nakba (disaster).

Israel aims to create an ethnocracy, a state created to serve the interests of one ethnic group alone. Therefore, although he wanted the land to be owned, at the same time he wanted the land to be free from non-Jews: Maximum land, minimum Arabs.

Such a state, of course, pays a price to pay. As the Israeli war criminal and late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin once wished in the Gaza Strip, If only he would sink into the sea. Israel wanted the land, but it did not want to guarantee the human, political, or national rights of the millions of people who lived there.

It was crucial for the Zionist project that Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip should not be able to vote for self-proclaimed democracy in West Asia. If demographic trends were to take place, which would almost certainly put an end to the Jewish majority in the land of Israel, which was in any case an artificial majority and which was violently refuted in 1948 by acts of ethnic cleansing in 1948.

This explains why Israel has not formally annexed the West Bank so far, despite having occupied it for almost 53 years. The 2.2 million Palestinians there are more than the 600,000 Israeli colonial settlers. Suddenly, millions of Palestinians on the electoral list mark the end of Zionist dominance in Israels parliament, the Knesset. The Common List, the only non-Zionist party (whose majority of voters and MKs are Palestinians) could become the largest in the Knesset. This, in turn, would cause a constitutional crisis, as a non-Zionist Arab party never formed in any part of the Israeli government.

Now, however, Israel is moving towards annexation of the West Bank. Why and why now?

Last year, Israel held three unconvincing general elections, all of which came into a political stalemate. This month was finally interrupted by the announcement of a national unity government between incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival in the election, former general Benny Gantz. Gantz, after swearing in election campaigns that he would never enter a coalition with Netanyahu who faces allegations of corruption has now split his Blue and White party in order to renew his oath and join such a coalition.

As I noted in a column, just before the last election in March, all Zionist political parties in Israel agreed that their racist military dictatorship in the West Bank would continue indefinitely against the Palestinians. It is therefore not surprising that the presumed blue-and-white opposition has agreed with Netanyahu Likud that Israels control over the occupied territory will increase.

Following the approval of U.S. President Donald Trump with the Century Agreement on a Plan of Peace, both sides now want to include much of what the Zionists call Judea and Samaria. Babies born with too bad a ethnicity are seen as a demographic threat to avoid annexing those parts of the West Bank where Palestinians are still the most populous. In practice, however, if Palestinian population centers were islands within the sea of Israeli territory, the effect would be the same as if Israel had annexed the entire West Bank.

A key clause in the coalition agreement between Gantz and Netanyahu will allow the annexation to continue in July, and it now seems certain that Israel will use the Covid-19 crisis as a cover to launch its unprecedented illegal geography.

It is not new for Israel to exercise control and increase control over the Palestinian territories. In fact, the annexation itself was used by the rogue state to declare Jerusalem its indivisible capital, despite international law. The accession on a scale proposed by Netanyahu and Gantz, however, is a major new step in Zionisms 130 years of war for the indigenous Palestinian population. It is a huge crime, even by Israeli standards.

U.S. President Donald Trump in January presented a West Asian vision giving the annexes a green light. Netanyahus coalition agreement with centrist Benny Gantz agreed that the cabinet would consult with Washington before proceeding.

However, the Palestinians were outraged by Israels intention to further strengthen its holdings on the land occupied in the 1967 war, seeking a future state. The European Union has also criticized Trumps plan.

The Palestinians firmly rejected Trumps proposal, in part because it had sought Israels most decades-long conflict, including all the occupied lands on which it had built settlements.

Palestinians have already threatened to terminate existing peace agreements if Netanyahu continues with his plan, while EU foreign policy chief says the annexation would be a violation of international law and force the bloc to act accordingly.

A UN representative in West Asia said such a move would ignite the region.

Most Palestinians and the international community consider Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank illegal under the Geneva Conventions on war-occupied land.

Israel disputes this, citing security needs and the biblical, historical and political connections of the earth.

MJ

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