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Palestine Solidarity Conference 2023

The Palestine Solidarity Conference will bring together a diverse range of people who are passionate about the Palestinian cause, and are interested in campaigning, organising, and advocating for Palestine.

Adelaide Writers’ Week

The Adelaide Writers’ Week, part of the renowned Adelaide Festival, will play host to a range of Palestinian authors and creatives over six days in March 2023.

APAN Study Tour 2023

APAN’s unique study tours witness, share and learn about Palestine and the Palestinian people through interactions with Palestinians, their organisations, and communities.

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World Cup support for Palestine challenges 'normalisation' by Arab leaders

Throughout the highs and lows of the ongoing FIFA World Cup, the one constant has been the unilateral support for Palestine. Whether on the pitch, in the crowds, or on the streets, the Palestinian flag has flown high in a symbol of solidarity.

This grassroots support is juxtaposed against, and challenges, the normalisation deals signed with Israel by leaders of Arab countries such as Morocco, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Sudan, and others.

“The Qatar World Cup continues to show the people of the Arab world are not as ready as their leaders to abandon the Palestinian cause and embrace… plans for peace without justice.”

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Israeli military admits killing Palestinian girl

The Israeli military admitted on Monday that its occupation forces shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian girl during a raid in the occupied West Bank on Sunday night, while she was on the roof of her family’s home.

The Israeli military said the shooting was “accidental”, and “unfortunate”, though critics challenged this pointing out Israeli soldiers have killed 53 Palestinian children this year alone.

Palestinian representatives have called on the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Children and Armed Conflict to investigate the crimes of the occupation and put Israel on a “blacklist”.

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UN envoy 'aware of crimes committed against Palestinian children'

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, said she is “aware of the daily crimes committed against Palestinian children”, and affirmed her cooperation “to protect Palestinian children in light of the escalating Israeli violations and settlers’ violence”.

The comments were made earlier this week in a meeting with the Palestinian Foreign Minister, where she is said to have expressed her anger with the ongoing violations and crimes of the occupation forces and settlers.

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