Tag Archives: Australian Government

ECAJ welcomes the Government recognition of West Jerusalem as Capital of Israel..

ECAJ MEDIA RELEASE. The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ), the peak representative body of the Australian Jewish community, has welcomed the Australian government’s ground-breaking announcement that “Australia now recognises West Jerusalem, as the seat of the Knesset and many of the institutions of government, is the capital of Israel.”  …

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Is David Hicks the new Dreyfus?

This week it was reported that David Hicks, who was arrested fighting alongside the Taliban, might have his conviction overturned. … Hicks, who pleaded guilty to providing material support for terrorism, was likely to be cleared after legal challenges to the process under which he was convicted. He had gone …

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Press release: Dr. Ashrawi condemns recent statements by Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop.

Press release from the ECAJ – Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Press Release from the Department of Culture and Information of the PLO Executive Committee.  The document contains several false assertions about international law by Professor of English literature, Dr Hanan Ashrawi.                              PLO Executive Committee Department of  Culture and …

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Australia Should Pull Support from U.N. Intellectual Property Chief Implicated in DNA-Taking Scandal

Tzipi Livni

U.N. Must Remove Head of Intellectual Property Agency Implicated in DNA-Taking Scandal, Says Watchdog Tribune de Geneve: Gurry’s Dubious Deals With Putin, China Anger WIPO Members; Technology Transfers to Iran, North Korea Spark U.S. Outrage If images are flattened, please refresh page In wake of a Geneva newspaper’s exposé of major wrongdoing by …

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