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Haidar Eid, Jeff Halper, Noura Mansour and Arie Huybregts discuss why Israel is an apartheid state.

Solidarity between the Palestinian and First Nations' struggles was highlighted in Sydney, reports Isaac Nellist.

Just as Israel is being forced to pull back from its latest bombardment of Gaza, ABC management has been instructing its reporters in the art of misreporting, writes Pip Hinman.

Bring peace to Palestine, Melbourne.

Tens of thousands of people across Australia protested against Israel's assault on Gaza and East Jerusalem on May 22 and May 23, reports Alex Bainbridge

Rihab Charida, Antony Loewenstein and Abe Quadan discuss Israel's latest assault on Palestine and what makes this moment historic on the latest episode of the Green Left Show.

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”.

Video from the 2000-strong rally in Meanjin/Brisbane to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba and to protest Israel's current terror in Sheikh Jarrah. 

Brisbane. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Thousands turned out to protests around Australia to commemorate the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when Israel began its ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Rachel Evans reports on a snap action outside the ABC offices to demand the media cover Israeli attacks on Palestinian communities in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem.

Scenes of brutality in Jerusalem have generated outrage and solidarity among Palestinians and around the world, report Ali Abunimah, Maureen Clare Murphy and Tamara Nassar

 

The Palestinian response to COVID-19 has been very successful but, as Mark Govier writes, they still need help.

As I walked through the tight alleyways of Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza earlier this year, I was followed by dozens of curious barefoot children, fascinated that a foreigner had made them a visit. The siege on Gaza has made it nearly impossible for outsiders to enter.

With the children a few steps behind me, smiling and giggling, I made my way through the dusty camp, being greeted and welcomed by Palestinians who came to their doorways as we passed.

In the six months since the Great March of Return began in Gaza, with Palestinians demanding the right to return to land from which they were expelled from, Israel has and injured more than 21,000 others.

Two Palestinian children were killed on July 14 as Israel intensified its bombing of the Gaza Strip that it began that previous night, said. The health ministry in Gaza  the victims as 15-year-old Amir al-Nimra and 16-year-old Louay Kuhail.

Palestinians injured by Israeli army gunfire during recent peaceful protests sought to break Israel’s illegal maritime blockade of the territory by sailing out to sea on May 30.

While the May 14 massacre of protesters by Israeli snipers was occurring in Gaza, United States President Donald Trump was symbolically opening the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was there, heaping praise on Trump.

There were also two pastors present, one to give the opening prayer, the other the closing one. Both pastors were from the extreme rightist, white Christian evangelical community and are well known for their outspoken anti-Semitism and support for Israel.

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