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Israel is ‘not perfect’ but nation respects human rights: New ambassador to Australia Amir Maimon
The new Israeli ambassador has defended his nation against accusations of apartheid, saying it is a “democratic country that respects human rights”.
- Doug Dingwall
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Amir Maimon said Australian political leaders had made clear Israel should not be called an “apartheid state” despite an Amnesty International report this month accusing it of subjecting Palestinians to…
The ambassador also told The Canberra Times the embassy would keep funding cultural events in Australia despite backlash and artist boycotts last month over its sponsorship deal with the…