THE HON. BOB CARR - QUEENSLAND ALP JOINS NSW ALP IN SUPPORTING RECOGNITION OF PALESTINE‏

Middle East peace process – NSW ALP Conference resolution
The Hon. Shaoquett Moselmane and  The Hon. Bob Carr have Been working on this resolution to recognise Palestine as the NSW Labor Party Policy platform. They have been successful and now it has been followed by Queensland Branch of the Australian Labor Party. 
It is creating a tremendous movement across Australia. We  hope that They will be able to carry this at the National Labor Conference.
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ALP Conference applauds the last Labor government for its commitment to a two-state solution in the Middle East and specifically:

voting to enhance Palestinian status in the General Assembly;
restating the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, is occupied territory;
opposing Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land; and
joining the world community in branding settlements illegal under international law. 

NSW Labor recognises a Middle East peace will only be won with the establishment of a Palestinian state. 

The state of Palestine should be based on 1967 borders with agreed land swaps and with security guarantees for itself and Israel. 

NSW Labor welcomes the decision of the Palestinian Authority to commit to a demilitarised Palestine with the presence of international peacekeepers, including US forces. 

If, however, there is no progress to a two-state solution, and Israel continues to build and expand settlements, a future Labor Government will consult likeminded nations towards recognition of the Palestinian state.

Moved: Bob Carr
Seconded: Janelle Saffin
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Middle East peace process – Gaza – Queensland ALP Conference resolution
This Conference welcomes the United Nations’ designation of 2014 as the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and supports the enhanced Palestinian status at the United Nations General Assembly.
Deploring the injustice of Israel’s disproportionately brutal response to the firing of missiles from Gaza, Conference supports an end to rocket attacks by Hamas and an end to Israeli incursions, which have led to the unconscionable deaths and injuries of many innocent civilians.

Conference joins the international community in calling for an enduring ceasefire and the end of the blockade of Gaza.

ALP Conference applauds the last Labor government for its commitment to a two-state solution in the Middle East and specifically:

voting to enhance Palestinian status in the General Assembly;
restating the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, is occupied territory;
opposing Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land; and
joining the world community in branding settlements illegal under international law.

QLD Labor recognises a Middle East peace will only be won with the establishment of a Palestinian state.

The state of Palestine should be based on 1967 borders with agreed land swaps and with security guarantees for itself and Israel.

QLD Labor welcomes the decision of the Palestinian Authority to commit to a demilitarised Palestine with the presence of international peacekeepers, including US forces.

If, however, there is no progress to a two-state solution, and Israel continues to build and expand settlements, a future Labor Government will join 132 like minded nations in conferring diplomatic recognition of the Palestinian Authority.

Moved: Wendy Turner
Seconded:  Duncan Pegg
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Israel/Palestine – ALP MP Tours to Israel – Queensland ALP Conference resolution

In view of the policies of the Israeli government of continued settlement building which is hampering the opportunity for a Two State solution, we urge Federal MPs who choose to take Israeli tours, to spend equal time inspecting conditions in various cities in the West Bank in order to undertake a balanced view.

Mover: Wendy Turner
Seconder: Dani Shanahan

CARRIED
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5 comments:

  1. شوقي مسلمانيAugust 28, 2014 at 7:13 AM

    رائع
    كلّ التحيّة صديقي الجميل الشاعر شربل بعيني

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  2. فتحية محمود ـ القدس الشرقيةAugust 28, 2014 at 7:17 AM

    خطوة مباركة من إنسان لبناني أصيل، بارك الله بجهودك أيها السانتور شوكت مسلماني
    وفلسطين لن تنسى فضلك عليها. حماك الله وحمى أستراليا

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  3. الشباب الفلسطيني الحر ـ الناصرةAugust 28, 2014 at 7:25 AM

    لولا أمثالك من الشرفاء يا سانتور مسلماني لضاعت فلسطين.. أنتم جنودها الأبطال، ودفاعكم عن حقوق شعبها سيجله التاريخ بأحرف من ذهب.. ألف شكر أيضاً للسيد بوب كار ولكل من يععمل على انجاح هذا المشروع الهام.. بارك الله خطواتك

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  4. Dear the Hon. Shaoquett Moselmane MP and the Hon. Bob Carr MP,
    Thank you for your tireless work and great efforts on the resolution to recognise Palestine as the NSW Labor Party Policy platform. I congratulate you on your successful work ...Palestinians are extremely indebted to you for your admirable efforts and your strong belief in the rights of the Palestinian cause. Thank you heartily for keeping up the historical great work.
    Marcelle Mansour

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  5. Shaoquett MoselmaneAugust 28, 2014 at 11:12 PM

    Thank you Charbel and thank you marcelle.

    I hope in not too distant future that we have the
    State of Palestine with Jerusalem as it's capital.

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