Foreign Affairs

The Greens want an independent Australian foreign policy with relationships with the rest of the world based on mutual respect. We believe that Australia can play an important role in standing up for human rights and democracy for all citizens. We think Australia should play a proactive role in promoting peace and ecological sustainability in the world through strong international agreements.

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Greens call for swift appeal for Peter Greste

25 Jul 2014

With the announcement today that Australian journalist Peter Greste will appeal the Egyptian court's conviction and seven-year sentence, Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says it is incumbent on the Australian Government to press for a speedy resolution of the appeals process.

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Greens condemn attack on UN shelter in Gaza

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens say an attack on a UN school, designated as a shelter, makes it clear nowhere in Gaza is safe as long as the fighting continues.

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Join Janet at a rally for Gaza

26 Jul 2014 | 1:00 pm

Join Melbourne supporters of peace in Gaza to protest for a for the third week against the ground offensive in Gaza. 

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Greens call for Gaza ceasefire

18 Jul 2014

As Israeli troops enter Gaza by ground, the Australian Greens are calling on our government to exert its influence to help bring about a ceasefire.

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Australia must actively pursue Gaza ceasefire

14 Jul 2014

The Greens want the Australian Government to step up action in support of the UN Security Council's call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

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All violence in Israel Palestine must stop

09 Jul 2014

Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne has raised deep concerns about the recent escalation of violence in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine.

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Christine Milne: Peter Greste - we stand with you

09 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, addresses the senate to speak in support of Australian journalist Peter Greste and for freedom of the press around the world.

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Adjournment speech: escalating attacks in Gaza and the West Bank

09 Jul 2014

Lee attacks both government and opppostion for their silence on the issue of ongoing violence against Palestinians in the occupied territories. 

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Christine Milne: We must never send persecuted people back to their persecutors

08 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne, speaks to an urgency motion in the Senate about the Abbott government's continued secrecy over the interception and transfer of asylum seekers.

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Greens Leader Christine Milne demands truth on asylum seekers

02 Jul 2014

Greens Leader Christine Milne asks Tony Abbott: "Are you going to return the persecuted to the persecutors? Australians need to know."

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