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What a disgrace! Australia at the UN on Palestine.

Concluding our two year term on the Security Council, Australia voted against the proposal in the Council demanding Israel and the occupation of Palestinian territories end within two years. For the resolution to pass, nine votes were needed. Eight countries … Continue reading

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Bill Van Esveld. Dispatches: What’s in a Name? A lot, in the West Bank.

Is it occupied, disputed, or contested? Some are finding it hard to find the right words to describe the West Bank. In a move widely seen as an effort to demonstrate its pro-Israel bona fides, Australia’s attorney general said on … Continue reading

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