Sydney rally and march, Saturday 12 August 2006
No Israeli occupation of Lebanon and Palestine!
Possum News Network Exclusive
Words and pictures by Gavin Gatenby
was the third weekend in a row that big demonstrations have been held
in Sydney against Zionist aggression. I'd say this march numbered 10,000.
It stretch for two blocks and across all four lanes of George Street
before turning up King Street to Elizabeth Street and then to Hyde Park.
Like the other marches it was characterised by an extraordinary diversity
of people and organisations both religious and secular.
Leading off the march: at centre, Senator Kerry Nettle of The Greens,
to her left, Sydney Muslim spokesman Kayser Trad.
north along George Street.
placard is pretty harrowing stuff. I hadn't seen these photos in the
mainstream media. RIGHT: this young lady's effort managed to sum up
the whole ghastly global situation.
was welcome evidence of the growing Australian Jewish opposition to
Israeli aggression and even to Zionism per se.
the Zionists thinking when their spin doctors encouraged young children
to write messages on 155 mm artillery shells and rounded up a photojournalist
to take publicity shots for the world media? Whatever was going on in
their twisted minds, it certainly sent a message about their madness
and banners hammered home the point that the US and Israel are terrorists
on a scale unobtainable by anybody else.
a sizable Venezuelan contingent, reflecting the growing alliance between
the resurgent latin-American anti-imperialist movement and the embattled
peoples of the Middle East.
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Mel Gibson, anti-Semitism, Zionism and Mee
By Gavin Gatenby
Possum News Network
1 August 2006
Sydney Morning Herald dropped on the bed on Monday morning, Mel
Gibson was spread across the top of the front page. The actor and ultra-conservative
Catholic some Australians like to call Our Mel had levelled
a torrent of anti-Semitic abuse at a Malibu traffic cop who'd pulled
him over for drunk-driving. The lead story immediately below covered
the latest outrages committed by the Zionist armed forces in Lebanon.
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