A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP
A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP
Victor Kattan
Opinion

Opinion

Victor Kattan and Andrew Dahdal

As Israel moves to annex West Bank territory, how will international community respond?

  • Annexation is illegal under international law, but while the US is likely to do nothing if Israel presses on, the EU has warned it would ‘act accordingly’
  • Meanwhile, Palestinians in Area C are likely to be offered Israeli permanent residency, but will face a constant threat of expulsion

A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP
A right-wing supporter holds his national flag near the Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem. File photo: AFP
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