Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul
30

Israel Court Rejects Appeal for Elor Azaria, Soldier Who Shot Wounded Assailant

A military court upheld the soldier’s manslaughter conviction in the killing of a Palestinian assailant as he lay wounded on the ground.

Jul
30

The Next War in Gaza Is Brewing. Here’s How to Stop It.

A noose is tightening around the Strip. It must be loosened before it’s too late.

Jul
30

NSW Labor conference backs recognition of Palestine and two-state solution

Delegates urge next federal Labor government to recognise the state in move likely to influence the outcome at the party’s national conference

The New South Wales Labor conference has urged the next federal Labor government to recognise Palestine in a development likely to flow through to the party’s national conference next July.

The motion carried by delegates in Sydney on Sunday night affirmed the two-state solution, and it recognised Israel and Palestine’s right to exist “within secure and recognised borders” before urging the next Labor government to recognise Palestine.

Related: Pro-Israel advocates in Australia targeted three journalists, new book claims

Related: Labor’s crackdown on family trusts a ‘tax grab’, Coalition says

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Jul
29

BT offers broadband for 99% of UK

BT says its newly-independent broadband division can provide coverage to all but 1% of households.

Jul
29

How the Royal Mail made its stamp on society

An underground railway is far from the most unusual method the royal mail has used to deliver the post in years gone by.

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