The reports on Sarah and Saleem From 25 May, Palace cinemas nationally Sarah is Israeli and runs a café in West Jerusalem. Saleem is a Palestinian delivery man from East Jerusalem. Despite being worlds apart, Sarah and Saleem risk everything as they embark on an illicit affair with potentially catastrophic consequences.
“When powerful interest groups succeed in suppressing facts and opinions that they find embarrassing, they deprive Australians of their right to information.”
This must read piece by APAN Vice-President, Bassam Dally on the recent decision by Melissa Parke, Labor candidate for Curtin, to step down. “When powerful interest groups succeed in suppressing facts and opinions that they find embarrassing, they deprive Australians of their right to information.”
In the weeks before the Australian Federal election, APAN supported Australians to contact their local candidates – telling them about why Palestine matters, and why we want them to stand up for Palestine. Thousands of emails were sent to candidates around the country.
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.