Something rotten

Something rotten

On April 28, 1996, a man shot and killed 35 people at Tasmania’s historic former convict settlement Port Arthur, wounding many others. The Port Arthur massacre was the worst in modern Australian history: men, women and children were shot in the head, the chest, the...
Feud state

Feud state

Foreign Minister Penny Wong appears to be choosing her words very carefully. A two-state solution is “the only hope” for peace in the Middle East, Wong told a conference last night, noting that “the international community is now considering the question of...
What’s in a claim?

What’s in a claim?

In November, when Israel attacked the Al Shifa hospital, the largest in Gaza, it did so based on “concrete evidence” that the hospital was used as a Hamas command centre. Later, the Washington Post would find the “concrete evidence” presented by the Israeli government...
How low can Australia go?

How low can Australia go?

Callous. Heinous. Inhumane. These are just a few of the words being used to describe reports that multiple Palestinians have had their visas cancelled by the Australian government mid-transit, having passed security checks and made it out of Gaza, only to be told they...
Bearing witness

Bearing witness

Today marks the International Day in support of Palestinian Journalists – a day nominated by the International Federation of Journalists to show solidarity with their Palestinian counterparts. According to the Federation, 102 journalists and media workers have been...