Shtayyeh: The rise of the "right" in Israeli elections due to racism
The manifestation of racism in "Israel" is what is arousing extremist parties in the elections.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said the rise of extreme religious "right-wing" parties in the Israeli elections, according to TV samples, is "a natural result of the growing manifestations of extremism and racism in Israeli society."
"The Palestinian people will not stop their struggle to end the occupation, gain their freedom, and establish their independent state with Al-Quds as its capital," he said.
The results of the preliminary samples of the Israeli Knesset elections indicated that "right-wing" parties, led by the leader of the Likud party, Benjamin Netanyahu, won 62 seats.
The number of voters is 6,788,804, while the number of ballot boxes is 11,707. There are 40 lists running in the Israeli elections - however, public opinion polls reveal that only 11 of them would win, with the Likud spearheading the results.
Israeli media indicated that there was a significant increase in the voter turnout among Palestinians in the 1948 lands, indicating that "if the voter rate exceeds 55%, this will change the whole picture in terms of blocs."
It is still too early to say that Netanyahu's camp has won a majority, especially since Arab party Balad is coming closer to the electoral threshold, according to various Israeli channels.
In a final swing at the premiership, Netanyahu allied with ultranationalist and outright terrorist MK Itamar Ben-Gvir, infamous for his raiding of Palestinian towns and Islamic holy places in occupied Palestine, such as Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The former PM's alliance could lead to sensitivities with the Israeli occupation's Western and Arab allies.
Netanyahu's opponents, on the other hand, are highly concerned over his prospected victory in the election, pledging to throw in everything they have to keep him out, fearing that a win from the Likud leader would see him tailoring the Israeli legal system to avert him a conviction over his corruption.
In late August, Netanyahu called for unity among the ranks of far-right Israeli parties, namely extremist Zionist Itamar Ben-Gvir's Otzma Yehudit party and Betzalel Smotrich's Religious Zionism party, Israeli media reported at the time.
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