Palestine

Establishment slaps down 'uppity' women

Disengagement from mainstream politics is so widespread that when the marginalised and poor start getting engaged the establishment, and its media, hits back.

This explains the corporate media's sexist-tinged blitzkrieg against Sue Bolton and Roz Ward, both Melbourne-based activists. Both women have come to prominence recently for their determination to stand up for the most marginalised and dispossessed sectors of society and involve others in the process.

Lee Rhiannon: Why I support Palestine

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon was one of the invited speakers at the annual Nakba rally, in Sydney on May 15, organised by the Palestine Action Group.

The next day the Daily Telegraph ran an almost full-page story, under the headline “Taxpayers funding Greens' Israel blitz”, alleging Senator Rhiannon had misused her parliamentary allowance by photocopying the poster advertising the rally.

Book Launch : A Lover's Country by Stuart Rees

Book Launch : A Lover's Country by Stuart Rees

A Lover's Country sheds light on the intrigue, struggle and behind-the-scenes wrangling associated with the nomination of a Palestinian woman as a recipient of a major peace prize.

Wednesday 18th of May @ 630pm
New Edition Bookshop
39 High Street, Fremantle

https://www.facebook.com/events/1728509124072064/

Event date: 
Wed, 18/05/2016 - 6:30pm

Mark Steel: Labour should take lead from Tories on racial sensitivity

With an organisation as important as the Labour Party accused of something as serious as antisemitism, it’s a relief that everyone has managed to stay calm and measured, and not exaggerate things in any way.

Gaza's hidden treasures under threat


Nafez Abed at his Gaza rooftop workspace. Photo: Momen Faiz/Electronic Intifada.

A small room on a rooftop in the occupied Gaza Strip’s crowded Beach refugee camp resembles a miniature archaeological museum.

It is the workshop of Nafez Abed, 55, who studies archaeological artefacts in order to replicate them in exquisite detail.

Eyewitness report from occupied Palestine

Eyewitness report from occupied Palestine

Come and hear an eye-witness report from educator and Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) volunteer Gillian Kerr-Sheppard.

Tuesday May 10 @ 630pm

Citiplace Community Centre, Perth Central Train Station

Hosted by Friends of Palestine WA

https://www.facebook.com/events/1585587968419928/

Event date: 
Tue, 10/05/2016 - 6:30pm

Palestine sends 19 rescuers to Ecuador, US sends nobody

Palestine has sent 19 rescuers to Ecuador in the aftermath of the South American country's devastating earthquake — which is 19 more than the US, who have sent none at all, TeleSUR English said on April 21.

Palestine sends 19 rescuers to Ecuador, US sends nobody

Palestine has sent 19 rescuers to Ecuador in the aftermath of the South American country's devastating earthquake — which is 19 more than the US, who have sent none at all, TeleSUR English said on April 21.

West Bank women tear up the road


Photo: Arabfilmfestival.org.

Speed Sisters
Directed by Amber Fares
2015
http://speedsisters.tv

Google “sport” and “Palestine” and what does the search engine return? Football, football and more football.

How Clinton's foreign policy 'record' is stained with blood

At the recent meeting of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the three remaining Republican presidential candidates and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton vied to outdo each other as the most supportive of Israel and its right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

AIPAC is the powerful lobby in the US for the Israeli government and its policies. It exerts great pressure on all members of Congress.

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