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The Byron Friends of Palestine ‘Palestinemobile’ visited local MP Jusinte Elliot’s office yesterday to 'protest the Labor party’s silence in the face of Israeli...
Dr Vacy Vlazna, co-ordinator, Justice for Palestine Matters. Mr Alhadeff (letters, 21 January) needs to brush up on international law to prevent his nose getting longer and longer.
Harsha Prabhu, Byron Bay. Hans Lovejoy, editor of the Byron Shire Echo, posted on Facebook today that a local Israeli business owner is calling him an antisemite for publishing letters critical of Israel and is contemplating boycotting The Echo
Gareth W R Smith, Palestine Liberation Centre. Vic Alhadeff (Byron Shire Echo letters, January 6) does not dispute Patriarch Michel Sabah’s claim that 'Israel confiscated part of Bethlehem’s northern lands and approved the expansion of the illegal settlement of Gilo'.
Bassam and Anne Shomali, Tyagarah. During the past 20 years, living in Byron Bay, my wife and I have been amazed and impressed by the letters sent into the Echo by Gareth Smith. He wrote what we were too scared to put in writing for fear of reprisals on my family who live in the West Bank (occupied Palestinian territory).
Duncan Shipley-Smith/Byron Friends of Palestine. No doubt secular Jews are cringing over M.Mizzi's recent proclamations in Echonetdaily. The mythical biblical land of Israel has little to do with the modern state except insofar as the latter was built on the theft of another people's land, aggression, bloodshed, terrorism and violence that continues today.
New industrial relations laws have passed NSW parliament today, which the government says will create the structure needed to deliver meaningful improvements to wages and conditions for hundreds and thousands of workers in the state.
There were information sessions this morning for local businesses and industry members impacted by the detection of Red Imported Fire Ants (RIFA) at South Murwillumbah, with the opportunity to find out more information about the strategy that the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) are using to contain and eradicate the fire ants.
The recently-released NSW Forestry Corporation’s annual report, which shows that taxpayers will again be asked to spend $15 million to subsidise native forest logging, has today been labelled ‘a damning indictment on our state’.
Lismore City Council has unveiled its iconic sustainable city Christmas tree. This is the eighth year of Lismore’s upcycled Christmas tree being proudly displayed on the corner of Keen and Magellan streets, following a one-year hiatus after the 2022 flood disaster.