John Ky, Greens candidate for Blaxland

Party positions on the Question of Palestine
September 2013 Federal Election, Blaxland electorate, New South Wales

Thank you for your questions. Please see my answers below:

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.

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

  • We oppose the expansions of settlements.

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

  • We oppose the blockade.

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.

For more information, please see our media release ‘Australia should be supporting UN recognition of Palestine’.

Cheers,

John Ky (Greens Candidate for Blaxland)