Analysis

Labor is under significant pressure to move away from its total support for Israel’s genocidal war on the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip. Khaled Ghannam reports.

 

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Following a recent screening of the new documentary, Palestine Under Siege, hosted in Gadigal/Sydney by supporters of Green Left, local Jewish activist Michelle Berkon presented the following response to the film.

David Spratt and Ian Dunlop argue that the government is not up to speed on the latest climate science and its risk assessment process is out of time.

On the second day of Julian Assange's appeal against extradition the prosecution found itself in knots, given that a balancing act of harm and freedom of expression is warranted under the European Convention on Human Rights. Binoy Kampmark reports.

The two judges hearing Julian Assange's appeal were seemingly ill versed in the field they were adjudicating, writes Binoy Kampmark.

The stakes in Julian Assange's court case could not be higher. The outcome will determine whether the US can seek to extradite any journalist, of any nationality from anywhere with which it has an extradition treaty, for disclosing US war crimes. Kellie Tranter reports.

The appearance of a few asylum seekers on some of the most remote shorelines in Western Australia prompted the customary hysteria from predictable quarters. But, Binoy Kampmark reports, the major parties agree on offshore processing.

Leila Khaled speaks with Green Left about the International Court of Justice genocide ruling, what really happened on October 7, solutions to the Palestinian/Israel conflict, and more.

Labor’s “grave concern” about a “catastrophic” military operation in Rafah is not enough, says the Socialist Alliance. It must respect Palestinians’ call for an immediate and lasting ceasefire, with no conditions.

Israel's denial that it is ethnically cleansing Palestinian people from their homes and lands reveals it is an apartheid state, a forum was told. Susan Price reports. 

Accessible financial and other material supports, including housing, for victim-survivors are an important part of combatting gendered violence. Aneesa Bhamjee reports.

Stop arming Israel

Globally, the Palestine movement’s demand for an arms embargo on Israel has had some success. We need to keep up the pressure here, argues Sue Bolton.