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Nakba Day Commemoration: AMWU Victoria

Nakba Day Commemoration: AMWU Victoria

15 May 2023 in 2023
AMWU Nakba 2023

On 15 May, Ambassador Abdulhadi attended an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, hosted in Melbourne by the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) Victoria in support and solidarity with the just struggle of the Palestinian people and their inalienable rights. The importance and significance of Australia recognising the State of Palestine was an important recurring theme at this event.

The Ambassador participated in a panel discussion chaired by Maria Vamvakinou MP, co-chair of the Australian Parliamentary Friends of Palestine, alongside Nasser Mashni, President of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN), Noura Mansour, Community Organising and Advocacy Lead at APAN, and Tony Piccolo, Assistant State Secretary of AMWU Victoria. 

The Ambassador also delivered a speech on the occasion. Other speakers included Tony Mavromatis, AMWU Victoria State Secretary, and Michális S.  Michael, AMWU Victoria EV Project Officer.

This event was part of an International Solidarity Initiative by AMWU Victoria that seeks to commemorate, educate, and acknowledge the sacrifices of international progressive movements around the world.
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Panel Discussion (Right to Left) Maria Vamvakinou MP, Noura Mansour, Nasser Mashni, Ambassador Abdulhadi, Tony Piccolo.

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(Right to Left) Nasser Mashni, Tony Mavromatis, Noura Mansour, Tony Piccolo, Ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi

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The Ambassador delivering a presentation about the ongoing Nakba

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