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If Gillard Stops Zionist Bias, Will Partner Lose
By Asem Judeh
Israeli Terrorism Monitor, Australia, July 5, 2010
Rev. Dr Alan Reid letter to Gillard’s Foreign Minister,
The Hon. Stephen Smith, 29 June 2010:
Given the report in
The Age newspaper this morning I am appalled that our new PM has allowed
herself to lie open to the accusation of bias. Whatever happened to what I
understood was Labor policy (as a member, supporter and voter of the ALP) of
evenhandedness in dealing with Israel/Palestine. It is surely a brave (or
ignorant) politician who can criticise only one side of a sad conflict.
I would be glad if you would assure me that I have not misread Labor
policy and that you will convey my disappointment to the Prime Minister.
Looks like I shall have to resort to the Greens otherwise.
Rev Dr Alan Reid
Digest you will find ITM media release regarding The Age report
accused of soft line on Tel Aviv’. I stopped counting number of emails
sent to me in relation to The Age. Just today, after 3-days of reporting
I’ve received 5-emails about the story.
What do we
expect from politicians who only care about their power! What do we
expect from politicians who are fully convinced that they cannot win the
government without the organised pro-Israel lobby support. And to get their
support that they, politicians, must blindly support Israel.
am sorry, gentlemen, but I have to answer to hundreds of thousands who are
anxious for the success of Zionism. I do not have hundreds of thousands of
Arabs among my constituents," said US President Harry Truman.
I cannot understand why we only blame politicians and organised
pro-Israel lobby! Frankly speaking, we should blame ourselves, Muslims,
Arabs and Palestinian solidarity movement for not being organised.
According to my knowledge, there are three mosques and one Islamic school
just in one of Julia Gillard’s Lalor electorate suburbs, Werribee! Leave
alone that Lalor electorate has high percentage of migrants.
many of Australian Muslims, Arabs and Palestinians are members of Labor
Lalor branch? None.
How many Zionist Jews lives in Lalor electorate? May be none!
Pro-Israel lobby they have every right to lobby politicians and the
government of the day.
We and others have every right to lobby
politicians and the government of the day.
I know as a matter of
fact, that PM Julia Gillard, knows very well all Muslim organisations in her
electorate and visits them regularly.
If you want to force PM Julia Gillard to show more fair and balance
Middle East foreign policy, then you have to lobby first the Muslim
organisations in PM Gillard’s electorate, Lalor. Our community leaders must
understand that their community interest and
cause is more important
than the funding for their own organisations!!!
urges you to sign the attached petition. Print as many copies as you can;
take it to your mosque, church, union, etc. and ask people to sign it. BTW,
two mosques in Werribee suburb collected signatures for the attached
Please click on
link and carefully follow the instructions.he Instructions.
to collect at least 20,000 signatures. Please sign, distribute and return
all signed Petition to the following address:
Stay tuned and remain resilient!
Israeli Terrorism Monitor PRESS RELEASE: If Gillard Stops Zionist Bias will
partner lose Job?
1 July 2010
The revelation that
Prime Minister Julia Gillard's partner is employed by a prominent Israel
lobbyist has exposed her appalling anti-Palestinian bias, says Asem Judeh,
human rights activist and Israeli Terrorism Monitor founder.
former Australian ambassadors to Israel are coming out expressing outrage at
Gillard's bias," says Judeh. "Now it emerges that Gillard's partner is on
the payroll of Albert Dadon, a Zionist Lobbyist connected to the Australia
Israel Leadership Forum and the Australia Israel Cultural Exchange. Does
this mean that if Gillard starts being fair and reasonable about Israel's
illegal and immoral atrocities towards Palestinians then partner will lose
Judeh says former ambassador to Israel Ross Burns has
exposed Gillard's appalling bias during the Gaza war, when she condemned
Hamas, but said nothing about the use of phosphorous bombs on innocent
people. "Gillard talks about fairness and representing Australia, but she
seems more interested in representing Israel," says Judeh. "It is supposedly
Labor party policy to be even handed on the Middle East, but Gillard clearly
has no interest in that. As Burns said, she went last year on a tour to
Israel with the Australian Israel Leadership Forum, but made no mention of
Israel's murderous war against Gazans, which came after years of blockading
"It is also noticeable that appalling pro-Israel
right-wing union leader Bill Shorten was instrumental in the leadership
a case of "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" when it
comes to Israel, as far as Gillard is concerned. It is the same deliberate
moral blindness that proved so disastrous in the Second World War. How
is that representing Australia's principles of fairness
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For more information refer to The Age reports, 29 June 2010:
‘Gillard accused of soft line on Tel Aviv’
‘I urged Gillard to challenge Rudd: Bill Shorten’