Israel / Palestine

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Mon, 22/07/2024 - 04:58
Friday’s findings of the International Court of Justice on Israel’s conduct must be at the forefront of our legislator’s minds when they are pushed by the Israel lobby to enact the IHRA definition of antisemitism. The attempt by Zionist lobbyists to silence criticism of Israel is running in top gear to try to counter the Continue reading »
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Sat, 20/07/2024 - 04:58
“In my view, three dimensions of Israel’s policies and practices illustrate that the maintenance by Israel of its occupation does not qualify as an act of self-defence: their intensity, their territorial scope and their temporal scope.” The policies and practices of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, some of which are discussed in the Advisory Continue reading »
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Sat, 20/07/2024 - 04:59
“All States are under an obligation not to recognize as legal the situation arising from the unlawful presence of the State of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and not to render aid or assistance in maintaining the situation created by the continued presence of the State of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. […] Continue reading »
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Sun, 21/07/2024 - 04:58
Unlike the US and Israel, Australia is a signatory of the Rome Statute. It has no option but to comply with the latest ICJ decision on 19 July that the UN Security Council, the General Assembly and all states have an obligation not to recognise Israel’s occupation as legal and not to give aid or Continue reading »
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Thu, 18/07/2024 - 04:58
The conflict in Gaza has created both a humanitarian crisis and a public health emergency. Both are still worsening. Yet despite this, Israel is moving to declare UNRWA (United Nations Relief Work Agency) a terrorist organisation. This would massively reduce the ability of UNRWA to deliver (already totally inadequate) food, health care and shelter to Continue reading »
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Fri, 19/07/2024 - 04:56
The stark contrast in media coverage of the conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine reveals a troubling pattern of bias that shapes public perception and policy in profound ways. As bombs fall on Gaza and tanks roll through Ukraine, Western audiences are presented with starkly different narratives that betray deep-seated prejudices and political agendas. This asymmetry Continue reading »
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Wed, 17/07/2024 - 04:57
Albanese’s advisers must have been smoking something when they decided that Australia should have envoys against antisemitism and Islamophobia. The British elections showed the impact of disenchantment over Gaza among Muslim voters. Sir Keir Starmer, the new British Labour prime minister is totally on the side of Israel, and various Muslim lobbies made it clear Continue reading »
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Wed, 17/07/2024 - 04:55
Regarding recent social media posts by journalist, former SBS newsreader Mary Kostakidis, the CEO of the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) has lodged a complaint with the Australia Human Rights Commission. Under section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act, Mr. Alon Cassuto, a dual Australian Israeli citizen, claims that by sharing a speech by Hassan Continue reading »