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Flytilla Activists deported from Israel

July 10, 2011

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  The unmitigated gall of the state of Israel in harassing protesters, denying left wing journalists from reporting on its actions inside the country, is only surpassed by the  willingness of airlines to prevent paying passengers from reaching their destination in Israel on the say so of the apartheid state. Advertisements

Flotilla Eyewitness: ‘I Think They Went Out to Murder’

June 4, 2010

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During the 3 days Israel held most of those detained in the attack on the Freedom Flotilla — including 60 journalists, according to Reporters Without Borders –Israel shaped the narrative of what occurred 70 miles off the coast of Gaza in the predawn hours of May 30. Over the past few days, many of the […]

Opinion Poll

May 31, 2010

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Protest Israel’s killing of peace activists in Australia

May 31, 2010

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www.coalitionforpalestine.org As the UN Security Council meets today to address yesterday’s terrible attack by the Israeli Defence Forces on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in the Mediterranean Sea, which was attempting to deliver 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the illegally-blockaded Gaza Strip, CJPP asks all our supporters to urgently email or fax the following letter […]

Diaspora Jewry needs to let go of idealised Israel

April 11, 2009

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Jeff Halper April 10, 2009 A funny thing happened to me on my way to synagogue in Sydney; my scheduled talk was cancelled. Granted, I am very critical of Israel’s policies of occupation and doubt whether a two-state solution is still possible given the extent of Israel’s settlements. But this hardly warrants the demonisation to […]

NOXIOUS CULTURE OF SILENCE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

March 12, 2009

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MEDIA RELEASE The Emanuel Synagogue Woollahra has rescinded its invitation to Israeli peace activist, Professor Jeff Halper, to speak at the synagogue on 23rd March. This follows the axing by the Australian Jewish News of an advertisement for Professor Halper’s other meetings in Sydney.Professor Halper is Coordinator of the Israeli Committee against Housing Demolitions (ICAHD). […]

Waltz with Bashir is nothing but charade*

March 2, 2009

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By Gideon Levy <levy@haaretz.co.il>, Haaretz Correspondent http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1065552.html Everyone now has his fingers crossed for Ari Folman and all the creative artists behind “Waltz with Bashir” to win the Oscar on Sunday. A first Israeli Oscar? Why not? However, it must also be noted that the film is infuriating, disturbing, outrageous and deceptive. It deserves an […]