Media Week - Distorted Vision

Media Week – Distorted Vision

August 17, 2016 | Allon Lee

The indictment of Mohammed El-Halabi, the Gaza head of aid organisation World Vision, on charges of funnelling millions of dollars to Hamas, used to build terror tunnels and buy weapons, was widely reported in the Australian media.

Welcome to electioneering… Palestinian-style

Welcome to electioneering… Palestinian-style

August 12, 2016 | Gareth Narunsky

For many of us, elections evoke images of big promises, political attack ads, leaders debates and corny images of politicians kissing babies.
In the Palestinian Authority, however, where Fatah and Hamas are due to contest municipal elections on October 8, campaigning works a little differently.

The Syrian situation and policy alternatives

August 12, 2016

This Update contains some recent information on the ongoing, bloody Syrian civil war. It also contains some analysis suggesting Western policy, led by the US, is not working – with some proposed alternatives provided by knowledgeable sources.

In Rio

In Rio, Olympic-sized politicization of sport

August 11, 2016 | Ahron Shapiro

While Israel celebrates its first medal-winner at the Olympics in eight years, some of the other stories coming out of the Summer Games at Rio De Janiero have not been so uplifting.

Opposition to protections from racist harassment and bullying “is ill-conceived

Opposition to protections from racist harassment and bullying “is ill-conceived, ill-informed and ill-timed”

August 9, 2016 | Jeremy Jones

Jeremy Jones, Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council’s Director of Community and of International Affairs, who has unparalleled experience in the operation of the Federal Race Discrimination laws, has responded to comments by a number of cross-bench senators who have called for the abolition of that federal legislation which gives recourse to victims of racist intimidation, harassment and vilification.

Hamas again largely missing from Sophie McNeill's latest Gaza expedition

Hamas again largely missing from Sophie McNeill’s latest Gaza expedition

August 8, 2016 | Allon Lee

On ABC TV, Radio and the national broadcaster’s website (July 30), Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill returned to what is clearly her favourite type of story – a one dimensional narrative focusing on Palestinians suffering in Gaza, where only Israel is deemed culpable for their plight.

Knesset committee recognises Armenian Genocide

Knesset committee recognises Armenian Genocide

August 8, 2016 | Gareth Narunsky

ISRAELI recognition of the Armenian Genocide came a step closer last week with the Knesset’s Education, Culture and Sports Committee endorsing a proposal to officially recognise the tragedy.

What's in a Name: Jahbat al-Nusra

What’s in a Name: Jahbat al-Nusra, the Syrian Civil War and Israel

August 5, 2016 | Aaron Torop

On 28 July Jahbat al-Nusra (also known as the Nusra Front) voted to officially sever ties with al-Qaeda and change its name to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (“Front for the Conquest of the Levant”). Since mid-2015, JN has controlled a majority of the Israel-Syria border in the Golan, with relative quiet to this day. What does this name change mean for Israel’s security along the border?

The serious terror-funding allegations against the World Vision head in Gaza

The serious terror-funding allegations against the World Vision head in Gaza

August 5, 2016 | Jamie Hyams

Israeli authorities announced on August 4 that they had arrested Mohammed El-Halabi, the manager of operations in the Gaza branch of the international charity World Vision on suspicion of using his position to funnel millions of dollars to the terrorist organisation Hamas.

Qatar aid to Hamas/ PA losing West Bank control

August 4, 2016

This Update discusses the recent provision by Qatar of US$31 million to pay the salaries of civil servants in Hamas-controlled Gaza – and what it reveals about the reality of the situation in Gaza. It also includes the key findings of a new study indicating the Palestinian Authority (PA) appears to be losing control over the key cities of the West Bank.

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