VTHC statement on Gaza

25 July 2014 Victorian Trades Hall Council The Victorian Trades Hall Council Executive meeting on Friday 25 July unanimously passed this resolution, proposed by Kevin Bracken (Maritime Union of Australia, Victoria Branch). That this meeting of the Victorian Trades Hall Executive: Condemns Israel's latest horrific assault on the people of Palestine, which has resulted in … Continue reading VTHC statement on Gaza

AEU Victoria statement on Gaza

25 July 2014 Australian Education Union (Victoria Branch) The AEU (Vic Branch) condemns Israel’s latest horrific assault on the people of Palestine, which has resulted in over 750 deaths in the past three weeks - the overwhelming majority of the dead being civilians, and many of them children. The AEU supports the peaceful community protests … Continue reading AEU Victoria statement on Gaza

HACSU statement on Gaza

23 July 2014 HACSU joins ITUC to call for peace in Gaza For over 100 years HACSU has been committed to social justice for workers around the world. We are deeply saddened and concerned about the recent news of war in Gaza and stand in solidarity for peace in Gaza. We fully endorse the International … Continue reading HACSU statement on Gaza

IFJ President details attacks on journalists in Gaza

22 July 2014, via Equal Times End the violation of journalists’ rights in Gaza by Jim Boumelha, President, International Federation of Journalists Every conflict has its press victims. Journalists that cover wars know the risks they face: they could be mistaken for combatants; they could get caught in fatal crossfire; or they could walk on … Continue reading IFJ President details attacks on journalists in Gaza

ITUC and COSATU add voices to embargo call

18 July 2014, via The Guardian The President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Secretary-General of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) have joined with a host of Nobel peace laureates, intellectuals, artists, musicians, journalists, writers, filmmakers, politicians and celebrities to issue this call: We call on the UN and governments … Continue reading ITUC and COSATU add voices to embargo call

QTU statement on Gaza

19 July 2014: Queensland Teachers' Union State Council makes statement on Gaza "THAT QTU State Council expresses dismay at the tragic loss of lives in the current conflict in Gaza and other Occupied Palestinian Territory and that 77% of those killed are civilians including many woman and children. In light of the deaths of at … Continue reading QTU statement on Gaza

Union statements on Gaza (international)

ITUC-CSI, 31/07/2014: ITUC Call to Action on Gaza ITUC-CSI, 14/07/2014: Israel/Palestine: UN Ceasefire Call Must Be Respected ITUC-CSI, 08/07/2014: Israel/Palestine: Reprisals and Collective Punishment Putting Peace Further out of Reach  WFTU, 10/07/2014: Palestine: WFTU denounces the Zionist Israel USB (Italy), 11/07/2014: Italy: USB expresses solidarity with Palestine ITF, 31 July 2014: ITF backs ITUC’s call for … Continue reading Union statements on Gaza (international)