Collection of statements on Palestine and Israel from the Hansard record of the Australian Federal Parliament.
asks about Australia’s engagement regarding Palestinian children in military detention & the US decision to move their Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. 1 March 2018, Senate, Senate Estimates. Senator Lee Rhiannon ( Greens, NSW) Continue reading
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In late December, 16yr old Ahed Tamimi was dragged from her bed in the middle of the night, and is currently in a military prison inside Israel, denied bail. She is one of hundreds of Palestinian children who face military courts by Israel, courts which have an over 99% conviction rate. UNICEF has called on Israel to stop the “widespread, systematic and institutionalised abuse” which happens to Palestinian children in Israel prisons.
**updated article, as more parliamentarians have signed statement. We are continuing to welcome more signatories.
More than 20% of Australian parliamentarians have joined a call for Israel to end abuse of Palestinian children by its military.
Federal parliamentarians have signed the statement which was released on 28 Nov in Australia’s Federal Parliament.
Click here for statement with signatories.
In a month of action, many parliamentarians are also delivering speeches in the Australian parliament calling for Israel to ends its abuse of children.
Click here to see speeches
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Tagged Adam Bandt MP (Greens-VIC), Andrew Giles MP (Labor-VIC), Andrew Leigh (Labor-ACT), Andrew Wilkie (Ind-TAS), Anne Aly MP (Labor-WA), Anne Stanley MP (ALP-NSW), Brian Mitchell (Labor-TAS), Cathy O'Toole (ALP-QLD), Chris Hayes MP (ALP-NSW), Graham Perrett MP (ALP-QLD), Josh Wilson MP (ALP-WA), Julian Hill MP (Labor-VIC), Justine Keay (Labor-TAS), Linda Burney (Labor-NSW), Lisa Chesters MP (Labor-VIC), Maria Vamvakinou MP (ALP-VIC), Mark Butler (Labor-SA), Michelle Rowland (ALP-NSW), Ross Hart MP (Labor-Tas), Senator Anne Urquhart (ALP-TAS), Senator Claire Moore (ALP-QLD), Senator Doug Cameron (ALP-NSW), Senator Gavin Marshall (ALP-VIC), Senator Janet Rice (Greens-VIC), Senator Larissa Waters (Greens-QLD), Senator Lee Rhiannon (Greens-NSW), Senator Lisa Singh (ALP-TAS), Senator Louise Pratt (ALP-WA), Senator Murray Watt (ALP-QLD), Senator Nick McKim (Greens-TAS), Senator Nick Xenophon (Ind-SA), Senator Peter Whish-Wilson (Greens-TAS), Senator Rachel Siewert (Greens-WA), Senator Richard Di Natale (Greens-VIC), Senator Sam Dastyari (ALP-NSW), Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (Greens-SA), Senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore (NXT-SA), Senator Sue Lines (Labor-WA), Sharon Claydon (Labor-NSW), Stephen Jones (Labor-Vic), Steve Georganas MP (Labor-SA), Susan Lamb (Labor-QLD), Susan Templeman MP (ALP-NSW), Terri Butler (Labor-QLD), Tony Zappia MP (ALP-SA), Warren Snowdon (ALP-NT)
Collection of statements on Palestine and Israel from the Hansard record of the Australian Federal Parliament. Continue reading
Posted in Palestine in Australian politics |
Tagged Alan Griffin MP (ALP-VIC), Anthony Albanese MP (ALP-NSW), Australian Greens, Australian Labor Party, BDS, Chris Hayes MP (ALP-NSW), Independents, Liberal Party, Melissa Parke MP (ALP-WA), Nationals Party, Senator Bridget McKenzie (Nat-VIC), Senator Christine Milne (Greens-TAS), Senator Claire Moore (ALP-QLD), Senator Lisa Singh (ALP-TAS), Senator Mitchell Fifield (Lib-VIC), Senator Nick Xenophon (Ind-SA)