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AN article this week claiming that Australian Jewish MPs could be caught in the ongoing citizenship saga has been blown out of the water by the same academic that was relied on as a basis for the story.
THE number of Parliamentarians ensnared by the disqualification provisions of section 44(i) of the Australian Constitution is growing by the day.
FOREIGN Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has remained largely silent on the Australian visit of her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif next week, as part of a six-nation Asia-Pacific tour.
RACE Relations Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane has come out strongly in defence of a key provision of the Racial Discrimination Act which protects individuals and groups from vilification.
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.
A HANDFUL of pro-Israel activists converged on the State Library of Victoria on Monday night to protest against a lecture by the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
A CONFERENCE on Palestinian human rights which is being held at the Australian National University (ANU) this week has “no academic credibility”, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says. Speakers at the “Human Rights in Palestine” gathering include UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories Richard Falk, who has been condemned repeatedly for making anti-Semitic remarks, and controversial Palestinian politician Hanan Ashrawi.
AUSTRALIA and Israel have formally agreed to an academic cooperation and exchange involving researchers, academic staff and students.