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VIDEO | Australian universities starting to boycott Israel

PressTV | Published on Apr 20, 2013 The boycott, divest and sanction campaign, known as the BDS campaign, is a global civil movement that strongly opposes Israel’s occupation of Palestine. It says it hopes to promote a message of impunity of Israel in its serial breaches of international law and internal humanitarian law. The BDS […]

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Palestine solidarity on trial in Australia

Australia’s political establishment is using any and all possible means to intimidate and criminalize activists engaging in solidarity with Palestine. April 30, 2012 | Apr 30, 2012 Palestine solidarity activists face off against police at a demonstration in Melbourne ON MAY 1, 19 Melbourne activists will be put on trial for their political activity. In […]

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Australia’s repression of BDS movement coordinated with Israel

Kim Bullimore |The Electronic Intifada |Melbourne |9 August 2011 Australian solidarity activists are facing intense police repression. (Erik Anderson /Flickr ) In the largest show of support for the Palestinian-initiated boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign so far in Australia, more than 350 persons marched on 29 July in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle — and in […]

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#Flotilla2 | Hunt for ship’s captain as Canadians linked to Gaza flotilla arrested

  Published On Tue Jul 05 2011|  thestar.com Delegates from Canada, Australia, Belgium, Denmark and Turkey meet with lawyers Tuesday aboard the Tahrir, the Canadian boat participating in Freedom Flotilla II to Gaza. TORONTO STAR/JIM RANKIN Jim Rankin Staff Reporter AGIOS NIKOLAOS, GREECE—Canadians and others aboard the Tahrir — the Canadian boat impounded after making […]

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Australian in Gaza flotilla detained: reports

July 5, 2011- ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is investigating reports a Sydney man who is part of a flotilla headed for Gaza has been detained by Greek authorities. Activists say Michael Coleman was taken by the Greek coastguard after he tried to stop them intercepting the flotilla. […]

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Scuttlebutt Downunder: Australia Betrays Its Citizens on Israel’s Directive ~ KADAITCHA

KADAITCHA | By Jinjirrie, on June 28th, 2011 Australian flotilla participants ‘have been told by DFAT that Israel will deny and restrict consular assistance to them should Israel board their boats and detain them and the Government is accepting this without any protest. The Australian delegates are angry at the failure of the Australian Government […]

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Israel Arrests A Saudi-Australian Man At The Ben Gurion Airport

Wednesday April 20, 2011 04:47 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies  Israeli TV, Channel 2, reported on Tuesday at night that an Australian man from a Saudi descent was arrested at the Ben Gurion Airport on suspicions that intended to spy on Israel on behalf of the Hamas movement. Saudi Arabia Flag Channel 2 […]

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