Binoy Kampmark

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton believes Israel’s leaders have been hard done by the International Criminal Court and suggests Australia cut ties to show its solidarity with Israel. Binoy Kampmark reports.

The ICC prosecutor’s assessment follows the now increasingly acknowledged claim that Israel’s army and security forces have unleashed needless killing and suffering. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Without David McBride's whistle-blowing, the ABC would not have published the Afghan Files. The Brereton Inquiry into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan also validated his efforts, argues Binoy Kampmark.

The British High Court of Justice decided to allow whistleblower and WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange leave to appeal his extradition to the United States. Binoy Kampmark reports.

In 1988, the Palestine National Council, declared the existence of the State of Palestine and in 2011 it applied for admission to the United Nations. All the way, Palestine's claims have been challenged. Binoy Kampmark reports.

ASIO has revealed that Indian spies are operating in Australia, undermining Labor's efforts to boost the region’s anti-China alliance. Binoy Kampmark reports.

protest for Palestine in Boorloo Perth

The Israeli authorities have been found wanting on accusations that Hamas terrorists filled the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), reports Binoy Kampmark.

Stella Assange criticised the United States for raising hope and then limiting itself to “blatant weasel words”, claiming that Julian Assange can “seek to raise” the First Amendment if extradited. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Efforts to unearth details of the defence relationship between Australia and Israel are proving difficult. Binoy Kampmark reports that defence is continuing to deny information due to alleged damage to international relations.

Binoy Kampmark writes that caution should be exercised in response to the US President's remarks on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's case. Nothing should be considered in earnest until signatures are inked and dried.

Official statements about AUKUS rarely mention the target. But a United States defense official has confirmed that the nuclear-powered submarines would be used in “cross-strait circumstances”. Binoy Kampmark reports.

 

Israel is losing the war of public relations, argues Binoy Kampmark, and even more so after it claimed responsibility for killing humanitarian workers in Gaza.