The Australian Labor Party (ALP) called for a future Labor government to “immediately” recognise a Palestinian state.
Queensland Labor vice-president Wendy Turner told The Australian that support for Israel was evaporating in centre-left political parties across the world and the Queensland Labor resolution was urgent given the continued persecution of the Palestinian people.
“There is a trend in the social democratic parties around the world to move away from supporting the illegal policies and practices of the Israel government towards support for the Palestinian people and their rights to a sovereign state of their own alongside Israel,” Ms Turner said.
This is widely seen within Labor as an attempt to ensure MPs are not overly influenced by the powerful Israel lobby.
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