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May 16, 2021

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Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre

On December 10, 1948, after the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials the nations of the world unanimously adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). 

One would think that Israel would be in the vanguard but instead, we find that it is such a gross violator of Palestinian human rights. It has racked up more negative UN resolutions than any other country. 

Byron Friends of Palestine has called on MP Justine Elliot to support recognition of Palestine as a state at the ALP annual conference and for Australia to join the 193 nations which already do so. 

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  1. Dear Gareth there are no such people as Palestinians. They are Arabs occupying ancestral Jewish land. No mater wht YOU believe. The entire thing is an English screw up at at ime of economic and social chaos during WWI and after when the Brits were despertaely trying to expand their crumbling empire. As we see wherever the English went chaos, ruin and genocide followed. The British have commited mroe genocides athn any other people on earth. In Africa, India S E Asia the Americas and the middle east th Birtish have been murdeirng people for centuries in an effort to enrich their penurious island out there in the Altlantic. The idea that you, a descendant of these people, can claim any moral high ground is laughable when it comes to the Jews. the Jews owe nobody anything seeing as they have been syetematically persecuted, murdered and dispossessed ever since the Romans threw them out of Israel back in 65AD. Sorry Gareth you and your ilk of all people have no foundation on which to build your anti Israel babble as you are in Australia on the basis of genocide commited against the Aboriginal peoples. Ironically one of the few Austrlians who actually went to Germany to protest Hitler’ s racist persecution of the Jews was an Aboriginal. So your attempt at trying to use the guilt trip card against the Jews is futile nonsense Gareth.


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