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Topic archives: Palestine

Trump’s Jerusalem shock tactic serves no obvious purpose

December 7, 2017 11

If Trump's recognition of Jerusalem is the first step in his 'ultimate deal' for Israel-Palestine, then he better hope the next step reverses it.

Tips and rumours

July 31, 2017 2

One Nation has the time if you have the money ... the right's constitutional confusion ... unis to react to damning new report ...

Labor’s Palestine recognition push is too little, too late

July 31, 2017 5

The primary responsibility for NSW Labor's shift on Palestine is the determination of the Israeli government to destroy any possibility of a two-state solution. And it's probably already achieved that.

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

June 6, 2017 14

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

Old blog post informs decision to cancel Palestinian activist’s visa

May 4, 2017

And even the writer of the personal blog doesn't think Bassem Tamimi should have had his visa revoked.

Boycott Coopers all you want, it won’t end homophobia

March 14, 2017 29

People mean well when they boycott commodities with a visible trace of exploitation. Yet, they allow other commodities to remain perfectly mystified.

Truckling Turnbull gets a Bibi brushoff on two states

February 23, 2017 13

Despite pandering to Benjamin Netanyahu, Malcolm Turnbull was embarrassed yesterday by the Israeli Prime Minister's willingness to reject the comforting motherhood of "two state solution".

Netanyahu’s visit intensifies pressure on Shorten to back Palestine

February 22, 2017 8

Only Bill Shorten's Victorian Right of the Labor Party are hesitant to change the ALP's position on Israel. But with the Left ascendant, is strong support for Palestine on the cards? Labor insider Ben Chiefly reports.

Facts on the ground: the open-air misery of Israeli occupation

February 21, 2017 16

While Australia welcomes Benjamin Netanyahu, his government presides over an illegal occupation that inflicts the logic of a nightmare on every aspect of the lives of ordinary Palestinians.

Palestinian lobby joins the junket game

December 22, 2016 5

Journalists including our own Bernard Keane have taken part in the first Australian media junket organised by the Palestinian lobby.