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Palestine Under Siege screening and Q&A

‘Palestine Under Siege’ is a new documentary film shot in the middle of 2023 in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Israel, which takes you into the heart of the struggle for Palestinian self-determination. It highlights the human rights abuses suffered by the Palestinian people from the time of the 1948 Nakba, via personal interviews […]

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Bendigo Library letter writing
Individuals at risk
Letters in the Library

All materials and information are supplied. Do come and join us as we write letters for prisoners of conscience. “Only when the last prisoner of conscience has been freed, when the last torture chamber has been closed, when the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights is a reality for the world’s people, will our […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly
Screening of Ithaka at Aitkenvale Library

Townsville is currently hosting the Sundalah 15th birthday party – a two week long wellness festival. As part of the Festival the Townsville Amnesty group in conjunction with the Townsville City Libraries is hosting the screening of Ithaka and discussion.

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Palestinians hold out containers after waiting in long queues for food in Rafah, as aid organisations struggle to meed demand.
Responsive campaigning Middle East
Israel/ OPT: With famine setting in a ceasefire and more aid routes into Gaza are urgently needed
8 April 2024 | 12:17 pm

Israel’s announcement that it has approved the opening of two humanitarian routes into the occupied Gaza Strip, including the temporary re-opening of Erez crossing in northern Gaza and Ashdod port, is a welcome move but is insufficient to tackle the scale of the catastrophic humanitarian crisis in Gaza, said Amnesty International today. “Opening additional routes […]

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A demonstrator holds a yellow sign with the message
“Full accountability” sought by Albanese for Israeli attacks on aid workers can only be delivered by International Criminal Court
4 April 2024 | 1:56 pm

MEDIA RELEASE Amnesty International Australia supports calls from Zomi Frankcom’s family for an independent investigation into her death. For decades, Israeli-led investigations into deaths caused by the Israel Defence Force have repeatedly failed to hold those responsible to account, underscoring the need for any investigation into the killing of Zomi Frankcom and her colleagues to […]

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