Palestine

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.

Israel frees Palestinian activist after hunger strike but imprisons 1000 children


Khader Adnan with friends and family following his release from Israeli detention.

Israel released Palestinian activist Khader Adnan from jail on July 12, after holding him for more than a year without charge, TeleSUR English reported.

Israel arrests Palestinian archbishop during protest against church takeover


Archbishop Atallah Hanna. Photo: al-Araby al-Jadeed.

Israel arrested a prominent Palestinian Christian leader on June 27 during a demonstration in the Hebron area of the occupied West Bank.

One year later, Gaza rebuilding blocked

One year ago, on July 7, 2014, Israel began an assault on the Gaza Strip that would last 51 days.

While a permanent ceasefire was brokered between Hamas and Israel on August 26, physical safety and freedom of movement continues to be denied to the people of Gaza. The already rapid deterioration of the economy and infrastructure was only hastened by the seven weeks of aerial bombardment.

Palestine: News in brief


Gaza, July 2014.

Israel plans to shut down Palestinian TV station

Israel plans to shut down a new Arabic-language television station that services Palestinian citizens of Israel, Electronic Intifada said on June 25.

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