A ‘human rights’ group assaults both rights and hopes for peace
May 13, 2021 | Judy Maynard
Demonisation of Israel is clearly the goal of this report which essentially implies that Israel’s existence as a Jewish homeland is “apartheid” and a “crime against humanity”. Both peace and the quest for universal human rights will be the losers as a result.
UNRWA textbooks draw European censure
May 11, 2021 | Judy Maynard
In a step hailed as “unprecedented”, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has been censured by the European Parliament (EP) for the use of school textbooks that contain hate speech and incitement to violence.
Factsheet: What’s behind the violence in Jerusalem and Gaza rockets
May 11, 2021
Australia cuts Palestinian aid by 25%
May 7, 2021
Settlements squeezed, not surged under Trump
May 5, 2021
US pulls out of Durban anti-racism meet up, is Australia next?
The Iran-China deal evinces that the Middle East is an important arena for the emerging great-power competition between the US and China.
Biblio File: Star-Crossed Diplomacy
April 30, 2021 | James Rudin
For Navon, a French-born academic, “the star” represents the spiritual faith and destiny of the Jewish people, while “the scepter” symbolises the eternal quest for Jewish national sovereignty in the Land of Israel.
AIR New Zealand: Super Fund move raises BDS questions
April 29, 2021 | Miriam Bell
Questions over just how much influence the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has in New Zealand are being voiced following the NZ Super Fund’s recent divestment from five Israeli banks.