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PLO official claims Israeli political system is “based on murder, escalation, settlements, annexation, and the theft of lands”

Headline: “Ashrawi in response to the results of the Israeli elections: the fundamentalist Zionist tyranny”

"PLO Executive Committee member [and head of the PLO Department of Diplomacy and Public Opinion] Hanan Ashrawi said that the results of the Israeli elections were a clear expression of the spread of the culture of hate, racism, and extremism in Israel…
In a statement she published yesterday on behalf of the [PLO] Executive Committee, she noted that the extremist rightwing dialogue that has taken over the platforms of most of the Zionist political parties… has become an authority upon which the Israeli voters rely when they elect their representatives.
She emphasized that the election results have strengthened the distorted character of the Israeli political system, which is based on murder, escalation, settlements, annexation, and the theft of lands…
In her statement, Ashrawi congratulated the Joint Arab List on its great progress. She emphasized that the Palestinians in the Interior (i.e., Palestinian term for Israel) will continue to stand firm before this ugly regime and its supporters."


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