APAN is a national coalition harnessing the passion of Australians for Palestinian human rights, justice, and equality

APAN 2023 Melbourne Dinner

Come join us for a night to get inspired for Palestine. There will be an auction and a raffle, as well as Palestinian goods for sale.

Tickets include a three-course dinner, soft-drinks and Knafeh! Other beverages are available for purchase at the bar.

Palestine National Day 2023

We're excited to invite you to celebrate with us right in the heart of Narrm/Melbourne! Join us at 5:30PM on Friday 27 October in Federation Square to witness the raising of the Palestinian flag, and to experience the multifaceted and vibrant culture of the...

2023 Edward Said Memorial Lecture

The Australian 2023 Edward Said Memorial Lecture will be delivered live on stage (and online!)  in Adelaide on 11 November This year, we are honoured to present Francesca Albanese as our guest lecturer. Ms Albanese is the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967

Palestinians run to take cover during clashes sparked by the raid by Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Jenin. Photograph: Xinhua/Shutterstock

Israeli Soldiers Kill Three (Now Four) Palestinians, Injure Thirty, In Jenin

On Tuesday evening, eyewitnesses said more than thirty undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrated the Jenin refugee camp and fired a barrage of live rounds at Palestinians, killing three young men aged 22, 23 and 24, and injuring 30 others. The Israeli soldiers also attacked medics and ambulances while they were trying to reach the wounded. More recent updates show that one Palestinian in Gaza, one more Palestinian in Jenin and one Palestinian in Jericho were also killed on the same night, totalling six Palestinian deaths in the one evening.

An Israeli military drone fired a missile at an electricity tower, causing a power blackout in the refugee camp and some areas in Jenin city. In addition, the soldiers attacked the minaret of the Grand Mosque in Jenin refugee camp with many rounds of live ammunition. The Israeli incursion caused excessive damage to many cars, shops, and buildings in Jenin and its refugee camp.

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AAA Membership Endorses Academic Boycott Resolution

Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have attacked Palestinian worshippers at Bab as-Silsila, one of the main entrances to the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli forces “physically assaulted and beat up three worshippers”, including an elderly man and elderly woman, near Bab as-Silsila, Palestinian news agency WAFA said.

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Palestine: illegal Jewish settlers escalate attacks against Christian sanctities

Palestine’s Ruins of Jericho to be listed as World Heritage Site

A United Nations conference has voted to list the ruins of the ancient West Bank city of Jericho as a World Heritage Site in Palestine.

Jericho is one of the oldest continually inhabited cities on Earth and is in a part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The listing refers to the Tel es-Sultan archaeological site nearby, which contains ruins dating back to the 9th millennium BC.

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