Middle East

Thousands rally in Gadigal Country/Sydney, June 9

Palestine solidarity actions over June 8-9 entered their ninth month, as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Opposition leader Peter Dutton launched their attack on those calling for an end to the genocide. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Labor Senator Fatima Payman spoke out against genocide at the Friends of Palestine WA rally in Boorloo/Perth. Video by Wade McDonald.

Greg Barnes SC told Paul Gregoire that the 1000 or so Australians who have gone to fight with Israel should have been advised of possible ramifications upon their return. This is especially the case since the ICJ ruled that Israel is plausibly conducting genocide in Gaza.

Labor keeps repeating the lie that it is not sending weapons to Israel. Sam Wainwright, on behalf of Stop AUKUS WA, outlined how Australia is complicit in Israel's genocide in Gaza. Video by Alex Salmon.

The Australian National University has expelled a student for their pro-Palestine comments on ABC Radio. Kerry Smith reports.

The University of Sydney is undertaking an investigation on its sociology Professor Sujatha Fernandes for alleged breach of the code of conduct. Valerie Chidiac and Ariana Haghighi report.

NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge has found out, via a FOI request, that as much as $600 million from the Australian Future Fund is going to weapons companies. Binoy Kampmark reports.

 

protesters and police

While Canada likes to style itself as a “peacekeeping nation”, it has become one of the world’s largest global arms dealers, reports Jeff Shantz. A substantial proportion of this bloody trade is done with Israel.

map of settler violence

While opposing Israel’s ethnic cleansing of Gaza, we should not forget another aspect of Israel’s genocidal project: the growing violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, argues Barry Sheppard.

Several of the 100 children who took part in a unique people-to-people Australia-Palestine solidarity project have been killed in Gaza, along with some of the adults running the program. Peter Boyle reports.

Stop Israel's genocide, Naarm/Melbourne, June 2

Thousands rallied around the country on the 35th weekend of continuous protests against Israel's genocide. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Students demand that UQ divests from Israeli weapons companies

The University of Queensland committed to disclosing financial and research partnerships with weapons manufactures in return for the UQ Gaza solidarity camp shutting down. Sam Morris reports.