All posts tagged Lee Rhiannon

Greens leader’s tweet on Israel slammed

Greens leader Richard Di Natale has been slammed as “disingenuous” by Australia’s Jewish roof body after suggesting that Australia should refrain from signing defence agreements with Israel because of settlements.

Flying Docs deny deal hit by BDS

PLANS by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) to use Israeli developed flight training equipment at its training centre in Dubbo appear to have stalled, an announcement welcomed by a pro-Palestinian group that had campaigned against RFDS entering into any association with Elbit Systems as part of a boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign.

Taxpayers’ funds used to protest ‘Israeli Apartheid’

FEDERAL Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon used taxpayers’ money to print posters that called for Australia to “break ties with Israeli Apartheid”, called for the Palestinian “right of return” and for Israel to “end the occupation”.

‘Greens out of touch’

A GREENS Senate motion that called on the federal government to halt military cooperation and military trade with Israel demonstrates “how naive and out of touch the Greens are with the realities of life in the Middle East”.

Carr slammed over Jerusalem remarks

FORMER foreign minister Bob Carr has come under fire from members of his own party after lamenting the “Judaising” of the “great Arab city” of Jerusalem and saying politicians are being “seduced and bribed” with study tours to Israel.

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.

Anti-Israel hate speech on our streets

“ISRAEL is an illegitimate state. Israel has no right to exist,” shouted the speaker, to thunderous applause and cheers from the thousands packed into the square.

Greens slammed over ‘Gaza Ark’

COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a NSW Greens-backed campaign to build a ship to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza as ignoring the reality of life under the brutality of the Hamas regime.

NSW Greens drop BDS

COMMUNITY leaders have cautiously welcomed a move by the NSW Greens to withdraw its support for the global Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. Following a review of the party’s […]

Rebuke for Rhiannon over flotilla furore

EXECUTIVE Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) president Danny Lamm has issued NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon with a stinging rebuke, after she accused Israel of acting illegally in detaining Australian Michael Coleman.