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Australia once again the odd one out on Iran

January 25, 2023 | Oved Lobel

On Feb. 1, Australians will find out whether the Government’s inaction is simply due to bureaucracy or whether it is because the Government has very consciously opted to do nothing, now or in the future.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei with leaders of the IRGC (Image: Twitter)

IRGC listing trend snowballing domestically and internationally

January 16, 2023 | Oved Lobel

It seems the only major political grouping to have not even mentioned the IRGC at all, much less the idea of listing it in its entirety under the Criminal Code, is the Government itself.

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The latest pro-Palestinian meme: Israel as “Environmental Oppressor”

January 13, 2023 | Judy Maynard

Israel is regularly blamed for adversely affecting the health and well-being of Palestinians through environmental degradation. While the Palestinian Territories may in many senses constitute a toxic environment, it is one that the Palestinian leadership is largely responsible for creating.

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu (right) convenes his new cabinet. (Credit: PMO)

Who’s Who in Israel’s new Government

January 6, 2023 | Ahron Shapiro

AIJAC’s guide to the ministers and other major players in the new government, listing the coalition parties and the ministries each one now holds.

Time for Australia to list the IRGC as a terrorist group

January 5, 2023 | Oved Lobel

Instead of simply playing catch-up with our allies, Australia should take the proactive step of acting to list the IRGC as a terrorist organisation under the Criminal Code.

Francesca Albanese, Special Rapporteur to the United Nations Human Rights Council (Image: Shutterstock)

Antisemitism scandal erupts around another UN Human Rights Council official

December 16, 2022 | Justin Amler

Francesca Albanese, the Special Rapporteur appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the human rights situation in the “occupied Palestinian territories” wants us to believe she is an unbiased, impartial observer… [But] her past social media posts which appear to spread classical antisemitic tropes have gotten in the way.

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Apparent mass amnesia at Brighton Secondary College hearing

December 6, 2022 | Tammy Reznik

The five ex-students claimed to have been the victims of antisemitic harassment, both verbal and physical, as well as threats to their safety on and off school grounds and via online platforms. They allege that the school, its principal and some teachers tolerated a culture of antisemitism and were negligent in their duty to protect their student

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Iran

The Russo-Iranian alliance comes to Europe

December 1, 2022 | Oved Lobel

The idea that a wedge could ever be driven between Russia and Iran, in Syria or anywhere else, has been tested for decades and proved definitively false. The historical pattern and the breadth and depth of Russo-Iranian cooperation in every sphere demonstrates quite clearly that there’s no quid pro quo and that the relationship is not transactional.

International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Rafael Grossi (source: Dean_Calma)

UN nuclear watchdog head’s shocking statement on Iran

November 30, 2022 | Ran Porat

Australia must act now and stand up against Iran. There is no more time to waste.

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The World Cup and Qatar’s Hypocrisy

November 30, 2022 | Judy Maynard

For the many others throughout the world who would prefer to see sport and politics kept separate, at the 2022 World Cup, thanks to Qatar, this remains but a dream. 

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