NSWJBD/Honest Reporting Israel Mission Day 6

December 2, 2013 by  
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Day 6 of our Mission saw us off in the bus to Honest Reporting Headquarters – Jerusalem Israel, where Simon Plosker, Managing Editor, gave us a crash course in ‘Understanding Media Bias’. Read more

Complaint filed against Israel boycott call by Sydney University professor

August 1, 2013 by  
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Israeli civil rights group, Shurat HaDin, has filed a class action complaint under the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 with the Australian Human Rights Commission over a Sydney professor’s participation and public support of  boycotts of Israel including an academic boycott of  Israeli universities. Read more

A letter to Jake

June 14, 2013 by  
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A Tel Aviv-based civil rights group warned Australian supporters of a proposed boycott against Israel on Thursday that their activities were racist, and in violation of Australian Federal anti-discrimination laws. Recently, faculty and students at Sydney University called for the severing of links with Israeli institutions. Read more

World Vision: Shurat HaDin responds

May 23, 2013 by  
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Shurat HaDin’s Akiva Hamilton has responded to World Vision’s defence of “taxpayer funded support for UAWC”… Read more

World Vision Rejects Shurat HaDin’s Allegations

May 21, 2013 by  
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The Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Centre) first wrote to World Vision Australia (WVA) in February 2012 claiming that our AusAID-funded agricultural development project with the Palestinian organisation – the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) – violated Australian and US counter-terrorism legislation because, they claimed, UAWC is an arm of the proscribed terrorist organisation the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Read more