Day

June 15, 2021
On Monday 14 June, Israel inaugurated Naftali Bennett as its new prime minister, bringing Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year rule to an end. Only 60 percent of the population who are subject to Israel’s (military and civilian) rule (including 1.5 million Palestinians) are entitled to vote in national elections, meaning that almost five million Palestinians are effectively...
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Another provocative march through occupied East Jerusalem was organised by far-right and ultra-nationalist Israeli Groups to commemorate Israel’s occupation and unification of the city in 1967 (an event that the international community still almost unanimously condemns as an illegal annexation). Tensions have remained high since the preceding violent march that took place on April 22,...
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