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Let’s get real

AFL Aussie Rules Grand Final in Western Australia... Rugby League Grand Final in Queensland... Melbourne Cup in Tasmania?    Margaret Keating,...

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 12 October, 2021

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Vale Frank Mills OAM 26.5.1928 – 3.10.2021

Frank Mills was a natural raconteur. So it was no surprise when his family found a folder labelled The Story of Frank Mills.  It contained this story (which his granddaughter has slightly edited) and two poems, with the instructions: ‘Not to be read until I’m dead’

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John Scrivener, Main Arm

Vic Alhadeff (letters June 27) would have us believe there are ‘two protaganonists’ having it out in a fair fight over Palestine.

This portrayal of the conflict is one of the standard canards routinely promulgated by Israel’s apologists. But tit fails to recognise the glaring power disparities involved.

It is quite obvious that Israel has no intention of ever letting the Palestinians achieve a viable state and for as long as that remains the policy of the Zionist regime, prospects for the Palestinians will remain bleak.

The Zionist regime is not the nice, reasonable organisation Vic and his ilk would have us believe; it is a genocidal apartheid regime that will continue its slaughter.

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  1. I agree, Vic Alhadeff in a previous letter went back to to the 1948 decision of the UN to partition Palestine at the expense the ordinary people, manly small farmers as if that settles the whole thing which of course is nonsense.
    The UN General Assembly has over the years passed numerous resolutions condemning Israels treatment
    of non Jews under continuing illegal military occupation. All of which have ignored or twisted under a barrage of propaganda. Israel is an Aparthieid State ! Don’t take my word for it look at what Archbishop Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandella had to say about it on Youtube.
    The recent killing & maiming of unarmed civilian’s at the Gaza Fence (enclosing the world’s larges concentration camp) exposes the myth of a benign Jewish state. Yes Israel is a democratic state. But only for Jews, for the rest a form of Fascism


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