Why you can’t find Palestine when you search Google Maps. If you search for Palestine on Google Maps, you won’t find it. Palestine, the name most continuously used for the territory lying between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea from the fifth century BCE, is labelled Israel. Protestors in the Middle East, and…
The Fourth of July is a day we Americans group to celebrate with gunpowder. But I wonder what we’re celebrating. Perhaps a denial of the truth.
Again violence against those of Palestine has made the news. However, in admiring their resilience and not questioning the aggressor, we’re enabling the cycle.
Dearie me, what a week. Barnaby Joyce finally fell on his sword, America hid behind a gun and one pizza empire got surprisingly smutty.
Christ. Monday morning. Again. Over night, Israel and Palestine lurched further toward conflict, Poland took to the streets, and Bernard Tomic irked the nation once more.
The truth behind the Gaza situation is often “what you’ve been told”. Rarely do we get an honest account of both sides. A pioneering Australian-lead doco looks to put the question of bias to bed.
The issue surrounding the Gaza strip is one of difference. Alongside the documentary Eyeless in Gaza, we’ve asked both sides of the political fence for their opinion, in the name of greater education.
Eyeless in Gaza is a rare piece of objective journalism in a difficult time, one where facts are twisted to suit the narrative.
Jordan King-Lacroix spoke to the director of EcoPeace, Gidon Bromberg, who plans to improve the Jordan river and in the process, help to heal tensions in the area.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap tackles the PM’s plan to investigate parliamentary entitlements, the awkward Abetz family past, friction in the Holy Land and the ongoing Trump funnies.
Ash Imani has a solution for the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict – both governments need to set aside their extremist religious agendas and make a substantive commitment to peace.
In the West Bank, the 365 docobites crew meet Moodi, who protests the political situation engulfing the region with a less conventional weapon than most – a spray can.
In response to a piece on the Gaza conflict on TBS last week by Tanya Levin, Chris Wright declares – I have heard you, but I am not convinced.
Choosing his words carefully, Jacob Lynagh explains his reasons for defending Palestine in the most recent bout of conflict rocking Gaza.
As tensions rise further between Israel and Palestine and the Gaza Strip bears the brunt, Jacob Lynagh wonders how long the game of tit for tat will continue.