Category Archives: BDS

FOPWA rally in solidarity with Palestine to be held on November 7

A new generation of Palestinians is marching in the footsteps of previous generations, rising up en masse against Israel’s brutal, decades-old regime of occupation, settler colonialism and apartheid. Our government, and its allies, claim both sides are to blame, ignoring … Continue reading

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Kick Israel Out Of FIFA

FOPWA is one of many organisations and individuals that has signed a letter calling for Israel to be expelled from FIFA. Israel regularly targets Palestinian soccer players, resulting in their imprisonment, injury or death. Palestine’s national stadium has also been … Continue reading

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Artists for Palestine to hold fundraising concert for Gaza

On the 29th of January Artists for Palestine (WA) will be presenting Beats not Bombs, a night of live music put on the raise funds for Gaza. All money raised will be sent to the Maia project of the Middle … Continue reading

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Pro-Palestine street art in Fremantle

A street mural expressing solidarity with Palestine and opposition to Israel’s devastation of Gaza last year has been spotted on the streets of Fremantle. It is one of a few pieces of street art that the Fremantle Council recently decided … Continue reading

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New BDS flyers now available

For the latest leaflet about SodaStream’s contribution to Israeli apartheid, click here. A leaflet explaining the need for boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel can be found here.

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Report on the August 28 Perth Israeli Film Festival protest

When the Israeli Film Festival arrived in Perth, on August 28, its opening night became the focus of a lively protest by activists from Friends of Palestine Western Australia (FOPWA), with similar protests having been held in Sydney, Brisbane and … Continue reading

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Join us on August 16th for another rally supporting Gaza!

After a month of Israel’s military offensive, around 1900 Palestinians have been killed. FOPWA will be rallying again this weekend. We call for an end to the current massacre, an end to the blockade of Gaza, and a boycott of … Continue reading

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Perth to rally again in solidarity with Gaza!

Stop the bombing! Stop the killing! Free Gaza! Free Palestine! Protest this Saturday, 19 July 11 am Murray Street Mall Attend on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/420325084777337 Gaza, a part of the Palestinian occupied territories, is now engulfed in a humanitarian catastrophe. Whole … Continue reading

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Join the Perth protest against Israel’s latest war crimes!

A major emergency is now engulfing occupied Palestine. Gaza is once again the target of a bombing campaign by Israel. Israel’s “Operation Protective Edge”, launched on July 8, has so far killed 72 people, including at least 15 children, and … Continue reading

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Material for upcoming al-Nakba rally 2014

On May 16th, Friends of Palestine will be holding an al-Nakba demonstration. We will be commemorating the catastrophic dispossession of millions of Palestinians in 1948, as well as speaking out against Israel’s crimes up to the present day. A poster … Continue reading

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