All posts tagged Christopher Pyne

Sydney: Thousands demand end to Israel's bombardment of Gaza

Socialist Alternative row rumbles on

THE Australasian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) has hit out at academics who have signed a letter calling for the reinstatement of the Socialist Alternative (SA) Club at Monash University.

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Sydney: Thousands demand end to Israel's bombardment of Gaza

Uni deregisters Socialist Alternative

PROMINENT leftist group Socialist Alternative (SA) has been deregistered as a club at Monash University for discriminating against Jews at one of its recent events. The Clubs and Societies

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Hate rears its ugly head on campus

EDUCATION Minister Christopher Pyne has called on Australian universities to take a firm stand against racism on campus following anti-Semitic incidents at three universities in the past week. According

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Parliamentary spat over Sharon

A CONDOLENCE motion on the death of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon in Parliament last week, became the subject of a heated debate as political point-scoring got

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Coalition changes anti-Israel votes at UN

AUSTRALIA’S new government has changed the country’s vote on two annual United Nations motions condemning Israeli settlements. Under the previous Labor government, Australia voted for the resolutions, but under


Israeli allies caucus to be founded in Israel

A BIPARTISAN group in Federal Parliament will form an Australian Israel Allies Caucus (AIAC) after a Knesset Christian Allies Caucus (KCAC) delegation met with politicians, including Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus

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Pledge to fight anti-Semitism sweeps federal Parliament

AN attack on a landmark declaration against anti-Semitism appears to have backfired, with more than 50 Coalition  MPs signing the historic ­document this week. The London Declaration on Combating

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Dreyfus becomes second Jewish AG

MARK Dreyfus this week became just the second Jewish federal attorney-general, a position first held by Sir Isaac Isaacs nearly a century ago. Dreyfus, who has been a Labor

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Carr, Hague: ‘All settlements are illegal’

JEWISH leaders have criticised a joint statement by Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and his British counterpart William Hague that labels all Israeli settlements illegal. The statement was released


Climate heats up for leaders

DISORDER ensued in the nation’s Parliament last week, after Liberal MP Christopher Pyne (pictured) accused Prime Minister Julia Gillard of trying to equate climate change denial with Holocaust

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