Israeli plans to annex West Bank risk fresh anger and major protests

If Israel goes ahead with plans in areas of the West Bank, many locals believe the initial Palestinian reaction is likely to be subdued and limited to sporadic peaceful protests.But that may not remain the case for long. Should annexation impact on the daily lives of Palestinians, popular protests may instead take a violent turn, according to Palestinians who live in the area.“The annexation will not pass,” said an ardent supporter of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party, who gave…

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