Justice and self-determination for Palestinians essential for Middle East peace

NRI Affairs published my article on self-determination for Palestinians and that the West needs to recognise that Palestinians have a legal right to resist occupation. Palestinians in Gaza, locked down under a 14 year long air, sea and land blockade, face a much bigger task than clearing rubble and rebuilding shattered infrastructure. While it is essential … Continue reading Justice and self-determination for Palestinians essential for Middle East peace

Palestinian National Day – Sydney speech

I acknowledge traditional owners of the land on which we meet and pay tribute to their history, their culture and their ongoing fights for justice.  Thank you to the organisers for the invitation to join you tonight  - the General Union of Palestinian Workers, the Australian Palestinian Club and Australia Palestinian Graduates Association I appreciate … Continue reading Palestinian National Day – Sydney speech

US Cuts To Palestine Aid: Ruthless, But ‘Right of Return’ Grows Stronger

New Matilda printed my article on Trump’s total ban, as of 31 January, on all aid to Palestine. Further oppression and poverty will not end Palestinian’s demand for justice. The ongoing Great March of Return is the latest testimony to this endurance. ————————————————————————————————————————— January 2019 is shaping up as one of the cruellest months Palestinians have … Continue reading US Cuts To Palestine Aid: Ruthless, But ‘Right of Return’ Grows Stronger

Israeli archives reveal Zionist operations to eliminate Palestinian National identity

If you have ever doubted that the objective of Zionists is the elimination of Palestinian national identity please read this article from Zochrot published by the New York Review of Books. In 2012 the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem, in line with the thirty-year rule of declassification, released material covering Israel’s 1982 war in Lebanon. The declassified … Continue reading Israeli archives reveal Zionist operations to eliminate Palestinian National identity

Palestine burns while Australia cuts aid and Trump threatens ‘Deal of the Century’

It is said to be days away – the grand unveiling of Trump’s plan for peace between Palestinians and the Israelis. Confident of a free hand under the Trump administration, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has already begun to increase Israel’s hold over Jerusalem, the West Bank and the besieged Gaza strip. His hubris, and … Continue reading Palestine burns while Australia cuts aid and Trump threatens ‘Deal of the Century’