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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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Football fanatics support Palestine in FIFA World Cup

The Palestinian flag has been seen prominently throughout coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, as fans and players display it at every opportunity.

In both Moroccan, and Tunisian games (including against Australia), the Palestinian flag was unfurled at the 48 minute mark, a reference to the 1948 Nakba when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were displaced from their homeland by Zionist militias.

Despite Palestine not qualifying for the tournament, which is being held in the Middle East for the first time, its national flag has become a ubiquitous symbol throughout the event.

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Extremist gets Israeli security job in coalition deal

The ultra-nationalist politician Itamar Ben-Gvir has been confirmed as Israel’s Security Minister under a coalition deal with Prime Minister-designate, Benjamin Netanyahu.

Speculated on for weeks, the confirmation comes as several former US diplomats called on the Biden administration to cut weapons supplies to Israel if the incoming far-right government uses them to annex more Palestinian land, expel more Palestinians, or further kill off the diminishing possibility of a Palestinian state.

“We took a big step (last night) towards a full coalition agreement, toward forming a fully, fully right-wing government,” Ben-Gvir said in a statement.

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Hundreds mourn Australian humanitarian in Gaza

There’s been an outpouring of condolences with the recent passing of Australian humanitarian worker, Dr Jean Calder, 85, who spent almost 30 years supporting Palestinian children with disabilities in Gaza.

She first settled in Gaza in 1995 after spending many years prior working with Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and Egypt, and set up and led rehabilitation programs for children with disabilities.

Up until her death, she had no desire ever to leave Gaza, and due to her tireless humanitarian work was well-respected and loved by all who knew her.

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