Palestine

Group shot, Perth rally for Palestine

Chanting "Free, free Palestine" and "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free", protesters protested Israel's  slaughter of Palestinian refugees. Alex Bainbridge reports.

More than 150 people from across Australia and New Zealand attended the Palestine Solidarity Conference to discuss how to raise public awareness about Palestinian human rights and oppression. Michael Bull reports.

Israel

An underreported news development from last year is the election of Benjamin Netanyahu's new government in Israel, reports Rupen Savoulian.

Giant flag drop for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was marked by Justice for Palestine Meanjin — Brisbane with a giant flag drop from the Goodwill Bridge. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Palestinian activists’ hopes for change were boosted by Labor’s decision to end recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Khaled Ghannam looks at how much change Labor is prepared to make.

Fadia's Tree (2022)

Showcasing a diverse and innovative selection of Palestinian films from around the world, the Palestine Film Festival is a cinematic journey of creative, thought-provoking storytelling, reports Kerry Smith.

Sydney Al Nakba protest.

The Canterbury-Bankstown Council unanimously supported a motion condemning “anti-Palestinianism” on September 29. Khaled Ghannam reports.

The the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition blurs the distinction between anti-Jewish racism and criticism of Israel, argues Jake Lynch.

Protesters commemorate Nakba in Melbourne

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.

On the march

Palestine solidarity activists commemorated the Nakba in Brisbane. Photos by Alex Bainbridge.

A vigil for the release of Palestinian aid worker Mohammed El Halabi was organised on April 2. Kerry Smith reports.

Australia's ties to Israeli weapons corporations make it complicit in the atrocities being committed against Palestinians, argues Sue Bolton.

Sue Bolton reports on how a motion in solidarity with Palestine moved at Moreland City Council was defeated by the casting vote of Labor Mayor Annalivia Carli-Hannan.

Khaled Ghannam reports on the latest rally in Sydney for Palestine, which continues to be attacked by Israel.

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

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