Akram Salhab

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The upcoming Jerusalem elections and the widespread expectation of a continued Palestinian boycott, is yet another indication of the lazy thinking that continues to dominate the Palestinian political scene.

Ever since Israel occupied the city in 1967, the Jerusalem municipality has held elections every 5 years to elect officials to seats on the City Council. Palestinians in the city, who are deemed by authorities to be residents rather than citizens, have continued to refuse participation in the elections, on the questionable belief that doing so is tacit to recognising Israel’s sovereignty over the city. It is time to consider whether the boycott is hurting more than it is helping.…  Seguir leyendo »