Congratulations Jubilee Australia

from Adele Webb, Jubilee Australia National Coordinator. 13th July 2010 Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Stephen Smith, and his Indonesian counterpart yesterday announced the conclusion of a landmark three-year process which sees the signing of Australia’s first debt swap agreement. The Debt2Health initiative of The Global Fund, will see Australia cancel […]

Liberia’s Debt Cancelled: 29th and World’s Poorest Country Reaches Completion Point

09 July 2010

from Jubilee USA. (Subscribe)

By Alexandra Zarecky

For years, Jubilee USA and tens of thousands of supporters have been calling for immediate debt cancellation for Liberia, and helped secure financing to clear the nation’s arrears to the IMF in 2007. Finally those calls have been heard. On June 29, Liberia, […]

Palestinian Home Demolition Continues

THE ISRAELI COMMITTEE AGAINST HOUSE DEMOLITION DENOUNCES ISRAELI DEMOLITIONS

(and American enabling)

July 14, 2010

After an unofficial nine-month “moratorium,” the Israeli government has returned with a vengeance to its policy of demolishing Palestinian homes. Yesterday, July 13, six homes were demolished in East Jerusalem.

In Jabal Mukaber, the homes of the Tawil […]

RELIGIOUS LEADERS URGE POLITICAL LEADERS TO ACT WITH COMPASSION

The Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes in NSW [CLRI(NSW)] has expressed serious concern about the proposed direction of both major parties in their proposed treatment of asylum seekers and refugees. ‘There is a desperate need for leadership from all sides of politics,’ said Sister Marie Duffy rsm, president of CLRI(NSW). Use this letter […]


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