Post Tagged with: "Anzac Day"

Cartoon:  Canberra Times, November 1, 2017

Israel Occupies ANZAC History And Honour

 The solemnity of the 100th commemoration of the Anzac victory of courage and dash in the 1917 Battle of Beersheba was desecrated by the opportunistic propaganda of PM Netanyahu, by the Australian PM Turnbull’s  grovelling echo of Israel’s outrageous lies and by the business pragmatism of Israeli patsy, the Aotearoa/New Zealand, Governor-General Reddy. For months, while Australian and New Zealand[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 World
Review: “The One Day Of The Year” – Australian Anzac Day Jingoism Hides Genocidal War Crimes

Review: “The One Day Of The Year” – Australian Anzac Day Jingoism Hides Genocidal War Crimes

  The One Day Of  The Year is an iconic play by Alan Seymour about Anzac Day, the Australian and New Zealand war dead remembrance day held on the anniversary of the unsuccessful invasion of Turkey at Gallipoli by the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on 25 April 1915. Anti-war sentiment expressed on or about Anzac Day has[Read More…]

by June 30, 2017 Book Review
Yassmin Abdel-Magied Censored On Anzac Day – Jingoists Trash Australian Free Speech

Yassmin Abdel-Magied Censored On Anzac Day – Jingoists Trash Australian Free Speech

  On Australia’s Anzac Day,  Muslim, feminist  social advocate and  humanitarian  journalist  Yassmin Abdel-Magied (who works for the ABC, Australia’s equivalent of the UK BBC) posted on her Facebook page: “Lest we forget (Manus, Nauru, Syria, Palestine)”. Savaged by public outcry, Ms Abdel-Magied rapidly deleted the post and apologized. The post was correct and her silencing by rabid jingoists is[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 World
Anzac As Apologia And Religion

Anzac As Apologia And Religion

Soaked to the core, Melbournians gathered around the War Memorial in thousands, gazing at the flickering, all-resistant eternal flame in an annual tribute to Australia’s fallen.  Each year, the secular religion of Anzac (the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) receives more adherents, gathers a few more followers, and nabs a few more converts among the young. This also shows[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 World
On Anzac Day Australia Ignores Its Complicity in Horrendous War Crimes & Climate Crimes

On Anzac Day Australia Ignores Its Complicity in Horrendous War Crimes & Climate Crimes

    25 April is Anzac Day commemorating the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) invasion of Turkey at Gallipoli in 1915, the day after the commencement of the Turkish Armenian Genocide (1.5 million Armenians killed) that was precipitated by the prior prolonged Allied naval bombardment. On Anzac Day Australians utterly ignore Australia’s complicity in horrendous UK and US[Read More…]

by April 24, 2017 World