Block Australia’s bid for UNSC seat
Australia’s Labor PM Julia Gillard and its Foreign Minister Bob Carr are in New York lobbying African and other countries to support an Australian seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Anti-racist Australians who deplore Australia’s blind support for the Zionist-backed US War on Muslims (12 million Muslim deaths from violence or war-imposed deprivation since 1990) and the ongoing Palestinian Genocide by race-based, genocidal Apartheid Israel (2 million Palestinian deaths from violence or violently imposed deprivation since 1936) must urge African nations to vote AGAINST an Australian seat on the UNSC.
Twenty (20) detailed reasons why African countries should reject Australia’s bid have been set out in a letter I have sent to the Permanent Missions of African countries at the UN and reproduced below.
Permanent Mission to the UN
The Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, is presently at the United Nations meeting African leaders to ask for their support for Australia's bid to be elected to the Security Council.
I urge your country to vote AGAINST Australia’s bid for a seat on the Security Council for the following 20 extremely substantial reasons:
1. There is near-unanimous bipartisan Government and Opposition backing in Australia for Australia’s continuing position as a world leader in supporting Apartheid Israel, just as Australia in the past was a major supporter of Apartheid Israel-backed Apartheid South Africa. Israel blatantly defies UN resolutions and the International Court of Justice determinations condemning its violence, theft, and war crimes against the Indigenous people of Palestine that is described by scholars as a Palestinian Genocide - 2 million Palestinians killed since 1936 through violence (0.1 million) or violently imposed deprivation (1.9 million); 7 million Palestinian refugees (about 5 million registered with the UN); 90% of Palestine ethnically cleansed (cf British seizure of African lands in Southern Africa and Kenya); only about 7% of 12 million Palestinians are permitted to vote for the government ruling all of Palestine; 6 million Palestinians are forbidden to even step foot anywhere in Palestine; 1.6 million Occupied Palestinians (half of them children, and of whom 10% are stunted through Israeli blockade) are indefinitely and highly abusively confined to what the Catholic Church has described as the State of Israel’s Gaza Concentration Camp; 2.5 million Occupied Palestinians are highly abusively confined to ever-dwindling West Bank Bantustans; the race-based, genocidal Israeli system has been described by Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others as Apartheid; Occupied Palestinians have effectively zero human rights and Palestinian Israelis suffer under gross, Apartheid-style racist laws and restrictions.
2. Australia has an appalling secret genocide history involving 2 dozen genocidal atrocities since 1788 (nearly all against non-Europeans) that includes support for British imperialism in Africa in the colonial era, notably in the 19th century Sudan War and the South African War. This century, Australian SAS forces have been reportedly involved in secret military operations in Africa, presumably at the behest of the US.
3. Australia-backed, nuclear terrorist Apartheid Israel has been variously involved in militarily attacking African countries (Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Uganda, and Sudan) as well as Asian countries (Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq). Post-1950 avoidable deaths from deprivation in countries attacked by Apartheid Israel total 43 million and post-1950 avoidable deaths in countries occupied by Apartheid Israel total 24 million.
4. Australia-supported, nuclear terrorist Apartheid Israel backed the Apartheid regime in South Africa and enabled the Apartheid regime to develop nuclear weapons for the mass murder of Africans (weapons discarded after the fall of Apartheid).
5. Australia has made financial donations towards the Palestinian Genocide tax deductible while a Muslim meeting his /her zakkat religious charitable obligations by making a donation towards a Gaza orphanage could attract a punishment of up to life imprisonment under Australia’s intrinsically anti-Arab anti-Semitic, Islamophobic anti-Terrorism laws.
6. Australia-backed, race-obsessed Apartheid Israel has been variously involved as a violent US surrogate in Africa, Latin America and Asia and has been recently deporting Sudanese, Eritrean and Ivory Coast refugees. Australia has a sorry history of complicity or acquiescence in US state terrorism, UK state terrorism, French state terrorism and Israeli state terrorism.
7. Australia has been involved since 1788 in an Aboriginal Genocide in which about 2 million Indigenous Australians have perished from violence, deprivation or introduced disease. Australia also furthered the Aboriginal Genocide by the forcible removal of about 100,000 children from their mothers (the so-called Stolen Generations). About 9,000 Indigenous Australians die avoidably from deprivation each year out of an Indigenous population of 0.5 million. The avoidable death rate is 1.8 per hundred of population per year for Indigenous people in Australia, one of the world’s richest countries, as compared to 1.0 per hundred of population per year for non-Arab Africa. Australia initially refused to support the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
8. Australia is one of the most committed supporters of race-based Apartheid Israel in international fora, and repeatedly walked out of the UN Durban I-III anti-racism conferences over likely criticism of the genocidal, racist polices of Apartheid Israel.
9. Australia was involved in numerous atrocities committed by the British Empire in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, the most horrendous of which was the 1942-1945 WW2 Bengali Holocaust in which the British deliberately starved to death 6-7 million Indians for strategic reasons, with Australia being complicit through withholding grain from its huge war-time grain stores from starving India. Many of the victims were Muslims and thus this atrocity also constituted a WW2 Hindu and Muslim Holocaust similar in magnitude to the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million killed, 1 in 6 dying from deprivation).
10. Australia has participated in all post-1950 US Asian Wars, criminal wars that have so far been associated with 38 million Indigenous Asian deaths from violence and war-imposed deprivation, this death toll being commensurate with the deaths in the European Theatre of WW2 (about 40 million). However from UN Population data one can calculate post-1950 avoidable deaths from deprivation (excess deaths, excess mortality, avoidable mortality, deaths that did not have to happen) that total 1.3 billion (for the World), 1.2 billion (for the non-European World) and 0.6 billion (for the Muslim World, an atrocity 100 times greater than either the WW2 Jewish Holocaust or the “forgotten” WW2 Bengali Holocaust). These estimates are consonant with independent estimates of post-1950 under-5 infant deaths totaling 0.88 billion (for the World), 0.85 billion (for the non-European World) and 0.4 billion (for the Muslim World) – and all obtaining on Spaceship Earth with the US in charge of the flight deck together with its UK, EU and Australian lackeys.
11. Australia has participated in the Zionist-backed US War on Muslims that since 1990 has been associated with 12 million Muslim deaths from violence or from violently imposed deprivation.
12. Australia has participated in the 1990-2011 Iraqi Holocaust and Iraqi Genocide in which 4.6 million Iraqis have perished from violence (1.7 million) or in avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation ( 2.9 million), these estimates being consonant with under-5 infant deaths totaling 2.0 million, 90% avoidable and due to US Alliance war crimes in gross violation of the Geneva Convention.
13. Australia has participated in the 2001-2012 Afghan Holocaust and Afghan Genocide in which 5.6 million Afghans have perished from violence (1.4 million) or in avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation ( 4.2 million), these estimates being consonant with under-5 infant deaths totaling 2.9 million, 90% avoidable and due to US Alliance war crimes in gross violation of the Geneva Convention.
14. Australia has participated in mass paedocidal and mass infanticidal war crimes in both Iraq and Afghanistan involving the avoidable deaths of under-5 year old infants in these countries totaling about 1.8 million and 2.6 million, respectively, and in gross violation of Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War which both unequivocally state that an Occupier must supply its conquered subjects with life-sustaining food and medical requisites “to the fullest extent of the means available to it”. The World Health Organization (WHO) informs that the “annual per capita total health expenditure” is US$69 in US Alliance- and Australia-occupied Afghanistan as compared to US$3,382 for Occupier Australia.
15. Australia is complicit in the Iraqi Genocide over which Nobel Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Jewish British writer Harold Pinter have demanded war crimes trials for the main perpetrators, Bush and Blair. However the lesser collaborators, notably nearly all Australian Labor and Coalition politicians, are also complicit in this horrendous war crime (4.6 million dead since 1990) and should also face the International Criminal Court.
16. The Australia- and US-backed, racist Zionist-effected Palestinian Genocide and the Australia- and racist Zionist- backed US War on Muslims has generated about 20 million Muslim refugees, the breakdown being 7 million Palestinians, 5-6 million Iraqis, 3-4 million Afghans, 2 million Somalis and 1 million Libyans. For over a decade Australia has been indefinitely imprisoning such refugees, including women and children, in remote concentration camps and has, with bipartisan support, now resumed an obscene, racist, human rights-violating policy of highly abusively imprisoning such refugees in remote Pacific Island states (Papua New Guinea and Nauru).
17. The White Australia Policy excluded non-Europeans from a White Australia between 1901 and 1974. However a New White Australia Policy is in force that means that White or rich “Honorary White” visa applicants can apply rapidly and without fuss by electronic means whereas non-Whites (and citizens of some poor White countries) must apply by a separate form, in an onerous process and with different, discriminatory criteria being applied. Despite public protests to the contrary, Australia has entrenched racism that at best can be described as politically correct racism (PC racism) involving declaration of “love” for the victims of Australia-complicit discrimination, indefinite imprisonment, war, invasion, occupation, and genocide.
18. Australian Mainstream media, politicians and academics are responsible for largely hiding this appalling record from the Australian people through lying by omission, lying by commission and censorship i.e. Australia is involved not just in horrendous holocaust complicity and genocide complicity but also in repugnant holocaust ignoring, holocaust denial, genocide ignoring and genocide denial.
19. Australia is one of the world’s worst countries for annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, Australia’s Domestic annual per capita GHG pollution of 30 tons per person per year being about 33 times that of climate change-threatened Bangladesh (0.9). Both the Labor Government and the Coalition Opposition (collectively supported by about 80% of the voting population) have the same pro-pollution policy of a derisory 5% off 2000 GHG pollution by 2020 and unlimited coal, gas and iron ore exports. This means that Australia’s Domestic plus Exported GHG pollution has risen from 1,182 million tones CO2-e in 2000 to 1,708 million tones CO2-e in 2010, and will inexorably rise to an estimated 2,571 million tones CO2-e by 2020. The WBGU, that advises the German Government on climate change, in 2009 estimated that for a 75% chance of avoiding a disastrous 2 degree Centigrade temperature rise (at the current post-1900 temperature rise of +0.8 degrees Centigrade all the Arctic summer sea ice will disappear by 2015 according to Professor Peter Wadhams of Cambridge University) the whole World can emit no more than 600 billion tones of CO2 between 2010 and zero emissions in 2050. Australia had already used up its “fair share” by 2011 and is committed to using up THREE (3) times the whole World’s terminal CO2 pollution budget. Unaddressed climate change in which climate criminal Australia is disproportionately complicit is predicted to kill about 10 billion people this century, this including roughly twice the present population of particular mainly non-European groups, specifically 6 billion under-5 year old infants, 3 billion Muslims in a terminal Muslim Holocaust, 2 billion Indians, 1.3 billion non-Arab Africans, 0.5 billion Bengalis, 0.3 billion Pakistanis and 0.3 billion Bangladeshis.
20. Australian oligopoly media (70% of newspaper readership is dominated by the US Murdoch media empire) are involved in lying by omission, lying by commission and censorship. The taxpayer-funded Australian Broadcasting Corporation (the ABC, the Australian equivalent of the UK BBC) has an appalling record of censorship as does the taxpayer-funded, universities-backed, academic-based web magazine The Conversation (backed by the University of Melbourne, Monash University, the University of Western Australia, the University of Technology Sydney, RMIT University and CSIRO). This censorship keeps decent, ordinary Australians in the dark and prevents decent anti-racist Australians from informing their fellow citizens about these appalling crimes of Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist-perverted Australian governments. Holocaust ignored and genocide ignored yields holocaust repeated and genocide repeated.
African nations, and indeed all nations, should not only oppose a seat on the Security Council for the genocide-complicit, US lackey, Apartheid Israel lackey, war criminal, climate criminal, and PC racist Australian political Establishment – they should also press for the arraignment before the International Criminal Court of all Australian Labor and Coalition politicians complicit in these appalling crimes against Humanity.
Dr Gideon Polya, Melbourne, Australia.
For detailed documentation of the above, Google “Palestinian Genocide”, “Australia’s secret genocide history”, “Muslim Holocaust, Muslim Genocide”, “Climate Genocide”, “2011 Climate Change Course”, and see my books “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950” and “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History”, both now available for free perusal on the Web.
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