All posts tagged Shurat HaDin

Abbott’s praise for ‘inspirational’ Israel

THE story of Israeli survival and success is “more relevant to the wider world than ever before”, Tony Abbott declared in Jerusalem.

Airbnb will cancel its ban on West Bank settlement listings

In a reversal of a 2018 policy announcement, Airbnb will not remove West Bank settlement listings from its website.

Our tax won’t ‘pay to slay’

THE Jewish community has cautiously welcomed a landmark announcement by the Australian government ending direct aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank, amid growing concerns that Australia's tax dollars may be helping to fund terrorism.

Shredding terrorism’s budget

PROCEEDINGS have been launched against Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the US Federal Court by Israeli activist organisation Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Centre, claiming these social-media giants have hosted material inciting terrorism.

World Vision suspends Gaza operations

World Vision announced last week that it had suspended its operations in Gaza, following allegations that the global charity’s local director had siphoned millions of dollars of aid money to the military wing of Hamas.

Shurat HaDin drops case against Lynch

ISRAELI civil rights group Shurat HaDin and Associate Professor Jake Lynch are both claiming victory after the former withdrew its class action racism lawsuit against the University of Sydney academic.

Sydney Uni staff narrowly vote down BDS

THE University of Sydney branch of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) may have moved towards joining the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement if not for the intervention of NTEU national general secretary Grahame McCulloch.

Shurat case ‘pumped up’

A LAWYER for Jake Lynch, the Associate Professor of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) at the University of Sydney, has accused Israeli civil rights group Shurat HaDin of attempting to financially damage and bankrupt its opponents in the NSW branch of the Federal Court on Tuesday.

Racism lawsuit against Lynch

THE Executive Council of Australian Jewry has distanced itself from Israeli civil rights group Shurat HaDin after the latter filed a class action lawsuit against prominent BDS (Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions) supporter Jake Lynch.

Racism complaint launched against BDS activist Lynch

ISRAELI civil rights organisation Shurat HaDin has lodged an official complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission against Associate Professor Jake Lynch for his support of the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.