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Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS)

April 5, 2020 | AIJAC staff

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel has become a key tactic to delegitimise and isolate Israel internationally.  

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Australia and Israel at the United Nations

April 5, 2020 | AIJAC staff

Australia and Israel have worked together in the United Nations going back prior to the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948. 

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Factsheet: The European invocation of the JCPOA “dispute resolution” mechanism

January 17, 2020 | AIJAC staff

On January 14, Britain, France and Germany, three key signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal reached with Iran in 2015, invoked the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) in that agreement. Here is our guide to what this means and what could happen next.

The drone camp struck last Friday near Damascus.

Factsheet: Alleged Israeli attacks on Iranian-linked targets over recent days

August 28, 2019 | AIJAC staff

Over the last few days, there have been four attacks against sites in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq which have been attributed to Israeli forces.

Factsheet: Myths and Facts about the growth of Israel’s West Bank settlements

Factsheet: Myths and Facts about the growth of Israel’s West Bank settlements

May 4, 2015 | AIJAC staff

A frequently repeated talking point on the Middle East is that Israeli building in settlements in the West Bank is supposedly taking up more and more land and making Palestinian statehood unviable…

These sorts of claims are based on a series of fundamental misunderstandings about the nature, scope and rate of Israeli building in West Bank settlements… This “fact sheet” presents some basic evidence to allow the discussion of Israeli settlements to take place on a factual and informed basis.

Factsheet: Israel’s legal process regarding Palestinian minors accused of using stones as weapons in the West Bank

Factsheet: Israel’s legal process regarding Palestinian minors accused of using stones as weapons in the West Bank

December 23, 2011 | AIJAC staff

This document looks at the Israeli legal process regarding Palestinian minors in the West Bank (hereinafter, the “Area”) accused of using stones as weapons, including a specific analysis of a recent two month period, August and September 2011.

Factsheet: The Palestinian Unilateral Declaration of Independence bid at the UN

Factsheet: The Palestinian Unilateral Declaration of Independence bid at the UN

September 21, 2011

It is expected that the UN resolution will be blocked in the Security Council by US veto, and will pass in the General Assembly where it is non-binding.  The General Assembly cannot by itself establish or recognise a state, it can only admit new members after being nominated by the Security Council.

Factsheet: the Israel-Lebanon border incident

Factsheet: the Israel-Lebanon border incident

August 4, 2010

Overnight, a border clash between Israeli and Lebanese troops left five people dead. While statements from both sides have been reported in most Australian media, some contextualising facts have been excluded by some media.

Factsheet: The Gaza Flotilla

Factsheet: The Gaza Flotilla

June 1, 2010

Israel considers itself to be in a state of war with Hamas-ruled Gaza; Being at war with Hamas, Israel is within its rights to enforce a maritime blockade on Gaza in order to prevent Hamas from obtaining weapons and other materiel that would aid its war effort

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