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Tag archives: Australia and Israel

‘The situation feels hopeless’: 50 years of Israeli occupation

Crikey June 6, 2017 14 Comments

Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.

Gillard must step up for Australian arrested in Israel

Greg Barns April 20, 2011 9 Comments

Prime Minister Julia Gillard’ s fondness for Israel is about to be tested with news that Israeli security agencies have arrested aid Rashid Abu Arja, an Australian citizen.

New tensions for Australia and Israel

New tensions for Australia and Israel

Crikey February 26, 2010 15 Comments

Diplomatic relations between Israel and Australia are under new pressure, with news that three Australian passports were used in the Mossad assassination of a Hamas official. What now for Australia and Israel?

Julia Gillard’s “Gaza” gag

Crikey July 10, 2009

A study of the transcripts of Ms Gillard's speeches and interviews, from her recent trip to Israel and Ramallah, reveals that the word "Gaza" did not once pass her lips, says Jake Lynch.