Alex Bhathal, Greens candidate for Batman

Party positions on the Question of Palestine
September 2013 Federal Election, Batman electorate, Victoria

Thanks very much for your query.

Please find my responses to your questions below, and thank you for your support for the Palestinian people,

Alex Bhathal

Please see the Australian Greens’ position on the Israel Palestinian conflict.

Did your party support Palestine’s bid for United Nations membership in November 2012?

Does your party support a peace settlement based upon the 1967 borders?

  • Yes, see our position at the above link.

What is your party’s position on the Jewish settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories?

  • We oppose the expansions of settlements. See our position at the above link.

What is your party’s position on Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip?

  • We oppose the blockade. See our position at the above link.

What is your party’s position regarding aid to Palestine?

  • We support Australian aid projects in Palestine.

If you are elected, will you advocate for an Australia Foreign Policy that supports the Palestinians’ struggle for freedom and independence?

  • Yes