And the prize for second-worst country on Palestinian rights goes to…

The US has long been the undisputed worst country in the world in terms of brazen partisanship to the Israeli hard-right. But now, having also been a long-time offender, Australia is looking to decisively cross the finish line in second place.

Another embassy in Jerusalem?

On 16 October, Australian prime minister Scott Morrison announced that he is considering moving the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Morrison, who replacedMalcolm Turnbull in August, said that no decision has yet been made but that he will be consulting on the matter with his cabinet and other governments around the world.

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