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APAN is a united national voice advocating for justice and peace for Palestinians.  We support grassroots advocacy, are active politically and in the media.

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Lawyers trip to Palestine

APAN is excited to be working with Al Haq to offer this trip tailored to understanding the situation surrounding Israel & Palestine through the lens of international law.

Young Palestinians Media & Advocacy Bootcamp

Melbourne. 9-13 February 2020
Applications close 15 December

The Young Palestinians MEDIA & ADVOCACY BOOTCAMP is Australia’s first intensive fellowship specifically designed for young adults (between 18 and 35yrs), who have capacity and an interest to step up into leadership roles, and who are committing to seeking justice in Palestine (and beyond).

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APAN Vice President on ABC News24

The US can’t rewrite international law, Australia must commit to fair position on settlements

The Trump administration’s announcement – that they do not regard settlements as inconsistent with international law – disregards the entire international legal framework for a just solution for Israel and Palestine.  This is another attempt by Trump to rewrite the rule-book.

Israel’s settlement building has the explicit aim of undermining the establishment of a Palestinian State, and the world has been united in condemning this since the 1960s. Settlements are a clear breach of the Fourth Geneva Conventions which prohibit transferring a population into an Occupied area. This legal situation has been confirmed by the International Court of Justice, the UN General Assembly, and the International Committee of the Red Cross. In 2016 the UN Security Council stated settlements are a “flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the vision of two States living side-by-side in peace and security, within internationally recognized borders”.

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APAN Study Tour Jan 2020 – book now!

APAN has announced its next study tour starting 26 January 2020 – bookings are limited and are open now!

APAN’s unique study tours witness, share and learn about Palestine and the Palestinian people through interactions with Palestinian and Israeli communities and experts, Australian Ambassadors, United Nations officials, human rights organisations, visits to Australian-funded aid projects and much more.  If you want to learn about the myriad contemporary – and historical – issues of the modern Middle East, this Study Tour is for you.