Category Archives: FOPWA News

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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A World Not Ours to be screened at the end of July

FOPWA and the Palestinian Community of WA (PCWA) are holding a joint film screening of the Palestinian film, A World Not Ours, which chronicles the plight of Palestinian children living in a Lebanon refugee camp. We will be holding our … Continue reading

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Protest al-Nakba 2015

On Saturday, May 16, FOPWA will be holding our annual Perth rally marking the Nakba (or catastrophe); the day in 1948 when 700 000 Palestinians were driven from their homes, with hundreds of villages being destroyed, as the state of … Continue reading

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Land Day film screening of Girafada

On March 29, Friends of Palestine WA, the Palestinian Community of WA Inc and Artists for Palestine are holding a joint screening of the Palestinian film Girafada for Palestine Land Day. The film tells the tale of a West Bank … Continue reading

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FOPWA to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2015

Friends of Palestine WA will be holding its 2015 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24 February, at 6.30 pm at Citiplace Community Centre (in the Dining Hall). All members and supporters are welcome to attend.   The AGM agenda will … Continue reading

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Students for Palestine/FOPWA stalls to be held at Curtin and UWA O Days

Students for Palestine and FOPWA will be holding orientation day stalls on two campuses in the next two weeks:   University of WA Friday 20 February 11 am to 3.30pm (set up from 8.30am) Oak Lawn (see http://www.uwastudentguild.com/events/o-day/ for more info)   … Continue reading

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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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Next protest in support of Gaza this Saturday

Israel’s massacre of the Palestinians in Gaza has continued, with the death toll now exceeding that of Operation Cast Lead in 2008/9. We must not stand for this! Come to FOPWA’s next protest against Israel’s massacre in Gaza this Saturday, … Continue reading

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Perth protests against Israel’s massacre continue

Israel still shows no sign of ending its latest campaign of slaughtering the Palestinians in Gaza. Friends of Palestine has once again called a rally in solidarity with Gaza to be held on Saturday at noon. Material for the event … Continue reading

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