Papers of Ali Kazak, circa 1950-circa 2011 [manuscript]
- Bib ID:
- Kazak, Ali, 1947-
- Related Online Resources:
- Finding aid at National Library of Australia
- Access Conditions:
- Permission required for research until 2022. Not for loan.
- [ca. 1950-ca. 2011]
- 0.87 m. (5 boxes) + 4 folders.
MS 8916 comprises copies of press reports, media releases and speeches about Palestine, the Palestine Liberation Organisation, and the activities of its representative in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. The collection also includes photographs, a copy of The Jerusalem question, edited by Ali Kazak (1997), a curriculum vitae of Kazak and other papers (5 boxes).
The Acc06.035 instalment includes press reports, media releases, speeches and a catalogue (2005), mostly written by Kazak relating to Palestine, including some material in Arabic (1 folder).
The Acc08.171 instalment comprises a small number of news clippings of articles by Kazak (1 folder).
The Acc10.054 instalment comprises copies of correspondence and newspaper articles relating to the complexities of the Israeli-Palestinian divide. It includes Kazak's letters to newspapers and broadcasters concerning issues of bias, as well as electronic images of childhood and in his role of diplomat. The CD also contains images of newspaper articles in foreign press relating to Kazak (images 145-171) (1 folder).
The Acc12.038 instalment contains a volume produced by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (in Arabic), and an envelope of photocopies of articles and correspondence, dealing with broad ranging issues of interest to Palestinians, Israelis and their respective relationships with Australia. Included in the papers, an opinion piece by Kazak appearing in The Sydney morning herald (4 Oct. 2011) concerning Australia voting for Palestine's membership of the UN (1 folder).
Diplomat. Ali Kazak was expelled from Palestine with his family in 1948. He came to Australia in 1970. Kazak was appointed as representative of the Palestine Liberation Organisation in Australia in 1981, and headed the Palestine Information Office. In 1989 this office became known as the Office of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, after the PLO recognised Israel and renounced terrorism. In 1994 the Office became the General Palestinian Delegation.
- Manuscript reference no.: MS 8916, MS Acc06.035, MS Acc08.171, MS Acc10.054, MS Acc12.038.
- Some items in Arabic.
- Related Material:
- Interview with Ali Kazak, P.L.O. representative for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 2908.
- In part, photocopies. [S.l.]
- Kazak, Ali, 1947- -- Archives
- Munazzamat al-Tahrir al-Filastiniyah -- Archives
- Palestine Information Office (Deakin, A.C.T.)
- Ambassadors -- Australia -- Archives
- Lobbyists -- Australia -- Archives
- Palestinian Arabs -- Australia -- Archives
- Diplomatic and consular service, Palestinian -- Australia
- Arab-Israeli conflict
- Australia -- Foreign relations -- Palestine
- Palestine -- Foreign relations -- Australia
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- Material type:
- Literary Dramatic Musical
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