Respected Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was remembered at free Palestine rallies to commemorate the Nakba in Sydney and Melbourne. Kerry Smith reports.
Justice for Palestine Meanjin has vowed to defy police restrictions on the right to march at next year's rally, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Palestine solidarity activists commemorated the Nakba in Brisbane. Photos by Alex Bainbridge.
Journalists, media workers, writers and commentators have released a statement calling on the mainstream media to improve its coverage of Palestine, including avoiding “both siderism”.
Jews against the Occupation condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the current attacks on Palestinians in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank.
Palestinian solidarity activists rallied in Sydney on May 11, commemorating al Nakba and calling for justice for Palestine.
While the Nakba began with the expulsion of Palestinians from their villages and the destruction of those villages, it continues with sniper attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, encroachment of illegal settlements across the West Bank and extreme limitations placed on Palestinians' movements within and between towns, courtesy of IDF-staffed checkpoints, writes Lisa Gleeson.
Israel’s massacre of peaceful protesters in Gaza on March 30, in which 18 people died and almost 1500 were injured, has spread outrage across the world.