The objective of this policy brief is to provide professional political, legal, and moral arguments for Australia to recognise the State of Palestine. It will further be utilised as a tool for engagement between the Palestinian Delegation and the current ALP government.
Israeli air strikes and ground operations in the occupied West Bank targeting the Jenin Refugee camp and killing at least 12 Palestinians may prima facie constitute a war crime, UN experts said today.
Identical letter sent today to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the President of the Security Council (United Kingdom), the President of the General Assembly on the Israeli Assault on Jenin and Killing of Children and Youth.
The three countries said in a joint statement they were “gravely concerned” and called on the Israeli occupation to reverse recently approved plans for more settlement construction in the occupied West Bank.
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has issued an update to the database of business enterprises involved in certain activities relating to settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, according to spokesperson.
"It has never been more urgent for Australia to stand up for Palestinian statehood."
Op-Ed By Ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi, published by The Canberra Times
The statements made by Israel’s Minister of so-called National Security this Friday advocating for the killing of “not one or two, but dozens and hundreds and if need be, thousands” of Palestinians are abhorrent, genocidal, demonstrating clear criminal and murderous intent;
Israel and its settler militias are burning Palestinian villages, terrorizing entire Palestinian communities, displacing Palestinian families, and stealing Palestinian land and killing children under the watch and protection of Israeli occupation forces;
New Report by Adalah: Brutal Suppression of Palestinian Protests During the May 2021 Events Reaffirms Israel’s Long Standing Apartheid Policies in Law Enforcement.
The latest of victim of Israeli brutality against Palestinian children was three-year-old Mohammed Haitham Ibrahim Tamimi from the village of Nabi Saleh. Mohammed is the 20th Palestinian child shot and killed by Israel in 2023.