APAN condemns harassment of Melissa Parke over views on Israel

Media Release, 13 April 2019

The Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) expresses regret at the circumstances that led the Hon. Melissa Parke to withdrawal her candidature in the seat of Curtin, WA. It appears that bullying tactics and smear have won over genuine debate and concern for human rights.

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Media Release: Palestine group announces boycott of Paypal

Australia’s peak Palestine advocacy group has this week closed its account with Paypal, citing its policy of refusing access to Palestinians as the reason for its decision.

The Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) adopted a policy of active support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement 18months ago – a movement that advocates economic moves against any body profiting from the Israeli occupation of Palestine. This is APAN’s first active move of boycott. Continue reading

Prominent Australians say no to Netanyahu

**Updated article with new signatories

A statement signed by 65 prominent Australians expresses opposition to the visit of the Israeli Prime Minister this week because of his Government’s policies towards the Palestinians.

The statement is signed by

  • senior legal professionals – including former Solicitor General Gavan Griffith QC, and former Federal Court judge Murray Rutledge Wilcox Continue reading

2015 International Day of Solidarity

UN_IDSPP_logoAPAN recognises the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

On the 2015 #PalestineDay, 29 November, the annual International Day of Solidarity, the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) reaffirms its commitment to advocate for peace and justice in Palestine and Israel based on United Nations resolutions and international law. Continue reading