Susan Abulhawa and Mohammed El-Kurd must speak at Australia’s Adelaide writers’ festival

Australia’s major literary festival is facing backlash as it prepares to host renowned Palestinians writers Susan Abulhawa & Mohammed El-Kurd. Once again Israel’s crimes against Palestinians are absent from the media storm, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.ShareFlipboardRedditWhatsAppTwitterFacebook Celebrated Palestinian writers Susan Abulhawa and Mohammed El-Kurd are due to speak at the 38th Adelaide Writers’ Week in Australia… Continue reading Susan Abulhawa and Mohammed El-Kurd must speak at Australia’s Adelaide writers’ festival

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Australia joins to condemn Israel for illegal settlement in occupied Palestinian territory

Foreign Minister Penny Wong has added Australia’s voice to international condemnation over the Israeli government’s decision to build thousands of settlement units in the occupied West Bank in violation of international law.  Key points: Earlier this week the governments of Germany, Italy, France, the United Kingdom and United States issued a joint statement denouncing Israel’s… Continue reading Australia joins to condemn Israel for illegal settlement in occupied Palestinian territory

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Craig Nielsen’s
Walk for Palestine 2024
(April 19th to July 20th) 2024
Perth to Adelaide

“A walk to bring awareness of the PalestinianStruggle for Peace and Justice in the Middle East.”The official launch of the Walk for Palestine2024 project will be held at the PasadenaCommunity Centre, 47 Adelaide Terrace,Pasadena at 7pm Saturday February 25th.Entry is free, some light refreshments served..Please support or help by donating to the Walk via GoFundme… Continue reading Craig Nielsen’s
Walk for Palestine 2024
(April 19th to July 20th) 2024
Perth to Adelaide

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Balfour Project Webinar

WEBINAR: Matthew Hughes – British Pacification in Mandate Palestine, 1936-39  Thursday 23rd February 3pm UK time Topic British Pacification in Mandate Palestine, 1936-39Description Matthew Hughes is Chair in military history at Brunel University London. His most recent book Britain’s Pacification of Palestine: the British Army, the Colonial State and the Arab Revolt, 1936-39 came out… Continue reading Balfour Project Webinar

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Barcelona mayor cuts ties with Israel, citing Palestinian rights

The left-wing mayor of Barcelona has called on Israel to end the ‘systematic violation’ of Palestinian human rights. By Graham Keeley Published On 9 Feb 20239 Feb 2023 Madrid, Spain – Barcelona has temporarily broken off ties with Israel over its policy towards Palestine. The Catalan capital has been twinned with Tel Aviv and Gaza for 25… Continue reading Barcelona mayor cuts ties with Israel, citing Palestinian rights

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Journalist suspended in biased and flawed process by SBS Management

The Australia Palestine Advocacy Network is deeply concerned at the biased and flawed process by SBS Management that saw renowned journalist Essam Al Ghalib suspended, pending investigation. APAN unequivocally supports Essam, and all journalists who pursue truth with integrity on Palestine in the face of targeted campaigns and harassment from lobby groups. We call on… Continue reading Journalist suspended in biased and flawed process by SBS Management

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Policy paper: What Israel’s 37th government’s guiding principles and
coalition agreements mean for the West Bank

With the formation of Israel’s 37th government and the release of its guiding principles, it has becomeapparent that Israel is moving towards the annexation of the West Bank in violation of international law.The coalition agreements openly express an intention to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, or,in other words, annex it. 1In our assessment,… Continue reading Policy paper: What Israel’s 37th government’s guiding principles and
coalition agreements mean for the West Bank

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NETANYAHU’S ULTRA RIGHT-WING COALITION GOVERNMENT: A DOSSIER

I. EXTREMIST MEMBERS OF NETANYAHU’S COALITION GOVERNMENT The new government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rewarded some of the most extreme figures in Israeli politics with key roles. The bigoted and anti-democratic views of the individuals below go far beyond the usual range of mainstream Israeli politics. Information regarding additional notable members of the… Continue reading NETANYAHU’S ULTRA RIGHT-WING COALITION GOVERNMENT: A DOSSIER

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Analysis: International law and the Israeli government’s planned destruction of Palestinian assailants’ family homes

After a deadly attack that killed seven people outside an East Jerusalem synagogue, the Israeli government responded by sealing off the home of the Palestinian suspect in preparation for its destruction. The family home of a 13-year-old accused in a separate East Jerusalem shooting has likewise been earmarked for destruction. This is not unusual. Israel has demolished the homes of thousands of… Continue reading Analysis: International law and the Israeli government’s planned destruction of Palestinian assailants’ family homes

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Why the violence between Israel and the Palestinians may be entering a devastating new phase

Published: February 1, 2023 3.46am GMT Jonathan Este Associate Editor, International Affairs Editor US Secretary of State Antony Blinken rushed to the Middle East this week to make yet another push for a negotiated settlement between Israel and the Palestinians following yet another dramatic escalation in violence between the two sides. Blinken urged peace in his meetings… Continue reading Why the violence between Israel and the Palestinians may be entering a devastating new phase

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