Israel’s Settlement Regulation Bill violates International Law

Palestine Updates 19/2017 Editorial Comment  Israel’s Settlement Regulation Bill violates International Law (Based on articles from the “Jews for Justice in Palestine”* newsletter) “The Knesset has never before...

#IfNotNow

Palestine Updates 18/2017 Editorial Comment  #IfNotNow A recent, but radical, forward looking, phenomena is the emergence of more civil society groups from among Jewish people in Israel...

Whither justice and freedom for Palestine?

Whither justice and freedom for Palestine? According to international law, Palestine should now be a full-fledged state in the community of nations having fulfilled all...

Justice delayed and justice denied – World still soft pedals the occupation

Palestine Updates 15/2017 Editorial comment In Washington DC, Trump and Obama sang different tunes. Trump stood fast by his reckless ideas about Israel’s supremacy. Obama made...

Cultural resistance is a non-violent form of assertion and resistance

Palestine Updates 14/2017 Editorial Comment With a rich and diverse culture that goes deep into their roots as a people, Palestinians are increasingly discerning new cultural...

Will unity of Palestinian parties survive hurdles and external meddling?

Palestine Updates 13/2017 Editorial Comment In the midst of events and further attacks from Israel, a few things stand out. The Vatican now has an Embassy...

French peace conference for Palestine-Israel ends up as damp squib

Palestine Updates 12/2017 Editorial Comment In this edition of Palestine Updates, we share with you an Opinion piece on why the French peace conference for Palestine-Israel...

Hold Israel to a higher standard that we also have to hold ourselves to...

Palestine Updates 11/2017 Hold Israel to a higher standard that we also have to hold ourselves to as well  (Jill Stein)*  On the question of the ‘Rule...

Israel’s desperate oppression tactics don’t diminish boycott

Palestine Updates 10/2017 Editorial comment   Israel’s desperate oppression tactics  On January 6th, it seemed Eastern Christian denominations would enjoy a relatively hassle-free Christmas. Restrictions were tolerable with...

Israel’s mounting dysfunctionality – – Also a tribute to Archbishop Hilarion Capucci

Palestine Updates 8 Editorial comment Palestine Update begins with a tribute to the Late Greek Melkite Archbishop Hilarion Capucci who fought for Palestinian rights and died...

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Israel’s political ploys perpetually trigger Palestinian distress

Palestine Update 502 Comment Israel’s political ploys perpetually trigger Palestinian distress Settlers employ every possible clandestine measure to burgle land and indulge in ethnic cleansing of Palestinians....

Palestine Update : In Support of Australia’s Cuisine & Culture 

Palestine Update : In Support of Australia's Cuisine & Culture  Cuisine & Culture in Conversation! PIEN Fundraiser Join Lama Qasem and Claudia Hyles on Zoom as they...

GUARDIAN OP-ED SUGGESTS JEWS CRY ANTISEMITISM TO SILENCE CRITICISM OF ISRAEL

by Adam Levick “Why are Australia and its media so fearful of debate on Israel’s treatment of Palestinians?”, asks Australia-based journalist Louise Adler in her Oct. 9th Guardian op-ed. Her answer,...