All posts tagged Palestinian Authority

Envoy briefs on terror crisis

Anat Sultan-Dadon addresses the Zionism Victoria briefing on Israel’s terror crisis. Photo: Paul Gardner
“HOW can you prevent someone who’s waking up in the morning, not part of an organisation or group, and deciding he’s taking a knife and is going to do whatever it was he was incited to do?” asked Anat Sultan-Dadon at a Zionism Victoria briefing on the terror crisis in Israel.
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Mark Dreyfus speaking in Parliament.

Pollies speak up for Israel

SHADOW attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said that whatever the grievances of the Palestinians, “indiscriminate murder will never be a legitimate form of political protest” when he spoke in Parliament last week.

Ehud Ya’ari speaking in Sydney last week. Photo: Gareth Narunsky

Ya’ari: Violence not an intifada

CONCERNS that the current wave of Palestinian terrorism in Israel is the start of a third intifada are premature, one of Israel’s top foreign affairs analysts said in Sydney last week.


Federal MP stands up for Israel

A MUSLIM cleric in Gaza who incites violence against Israel is “a disgrace to men and women of the cloth everywhere, a disgrace to religion and a disgrace to humanity”, according to Federal Member for Deakin Michael Sukkar.


UNESCO Western Wall resolution condemned

COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a resolution set to be considered this week by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that designates the Kotel as a Muslim holy site.

Border Police officers scuffle with a Palestinian protester as they detain him near Damascus Gate outside Jerusalem's Old City.

Local leaders condemn violence

ZIONIST Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm will travel to Israel this week in defiance of the current deadly wave of Palestinian terrorism to attend the World Zionist Congress.

Mahmoud Abbas.

Leaders: Abbas must answer for violence

THE recent escalation in Palestinian terrorist attacks is directly linked to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s inciteful rhetoric, local community leaders said this week.

Israeli security personnel evicting a resident of Neve Dekalim.

Disengagement from Gaza: 10 years on

TEN years after Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in the hope for peace, local community leaders have spoken of the plan’s “abject failure”.

Clashes erupted between Israeli troops and activists on board the Mavi Marmara which was attempting to break the Gaza blockade.
Photo: AJN File.

ICC probe ‘lacks legal merit’

THE judges who voted to reopen the International Criminal Court’s (ICC’s) investigation into the 2010 flotilla incident have “undermined the institutional credibility of the ICC”, Zionist Federation of Australia president Danny Lamm said this week.

Federal Greens Leader Richard Di Natale speaks to journalists at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Di Natale in his own words

PALESTINIAN Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must acknowledge Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, new Australian Greens leader Richard Di Natale says.