Here in Ramallah despair rises, and annexation makes the coronavirus even more deadly by Nidal Foqaha

“The number of those infected increases, the economic burden is heavy, the shutdown is stifling and celebrations cannot take place. Israel’s annexation plans exacerbate this situation and create no less serious problems for the Palestinians. Discarding these plans will help renew cooperation between the sides in the struggle against the coronavirus, but even more importantly – it will ensure better lives.”

The Geneva Initiative’s Palestinian Director Nidal Foqaha offers a glimpse into the many challenges confronting Palestinian society today.

The original article was published in Hebrew on July 25th, 2020 on Israel’s Walla! News website. You can read it here.

Read the full translated English version of the article here.

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