Palestine

New demolition threat to Palestinian village


Palestinians in Susiya demonstrate in May against Israel’s plans to destroy the village. Photo: Sarah Levy/Electronic Intifada.

The Palestinian village of Susiya is at imminent risk of demolition. On May 5, Israel’s High Court of Justice refused to grant an interim order to freeze the demolition until the outcome of an appeal brought by villagers to prove the village’s legitimacy.

Palestinian farmers call for solidarity


Israeli bulldozers uproot olive trees on Palestinian lands to make way for a separation wall in Beit Jala.

Palestinian farmers have called for international solidarity against ongoing Israeli destruction of their olive groves and livelihoods.

UN slams new anti-Palestinian law

Palestinian girls walk past the rubble of a destroyed building in the aftermath of last year's July-August Israeli bombing of Gaza.

Lively protest confronts Israeli film festival opening

The Friends of Palestine WA (FOPWA) led a 50-strong protest of students, activists and Palestinians to boycott the opening of the Israeli Film Festival in Perth on August 20.

Boycott Israeli Apartheid! Protest the Israeli Film Festival

Boycott Israeli Apartheid! Protest the Israeli Film Festival

Thursday, August 20 at 5:30pm
Perth Cultural Centre
47 James Street Mall, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia

Organised by Friends of Palestine WA

https://www.facebook.com/events/929203637140135/

Event date: 
Thu, 20/08/2015 - 5:30pm

Ten years of BDS in solidarity with Palestine


BDS action in Adelaide's Rundle Mall.

Adelaide may be as far from Palestine as it gets, but a dedicated group of activists have just celebrated 10 years of BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) campaigns. Their weekly actions in the Rundle Mall highlight what BDS has become — a growing, grassroots, global phenomenon that presents a real threat to Israeli apartheid.

Palestine: Freed political prisoner urges solidarity with hunger strikers in jail


Muhammad Allan and Uday Isteiti. Picture: Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network.

Khader Adnan, Palestinian political prisoner and former long-term hunger striker, won his release from administrative detention this year. In a video issued on July 19, he called for action to support fellow hunger strikers Muhammad Allan and Uday Isteiti.

The Palestinian Film: A World Not Ours

Friends of Palestine WA and The Palestinian Community of WA Inc

Present the Palestinian Film: A World Not Ours

On Friday 31/07/2015
Time: 6.30pm

Venue: 1st Floor, 97 William Street, Perth

Tickets
Standard $15
Concession $10
Tickets can be purchased online or “on the door”. Online sales through this link here
http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=144820&bof=1

All proceedings raised will be donated to the Middle East Children's Alliance

For more info, phone 0402359515 or 0430323963

Event date: 
Fri, 31/07/2015 - 6:30pm

Obama buries Gaza under Iran nuclear deal


Obama publicly supported and assisted Israel's 2014 Gaza massacre that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians, including 551 children.

The deal between the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program lifts an ominous shadow from a region already ravaged by bloodshed and conflict.

Israeli military spies on social media, investigation reveals

The Israeli military may be flagging social media users as potential terrorists for using key words such as “boycott” or the Arabic name for Jerusalem “Al-Quds,” Israeli magazine +972 reported on July 15.

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