Palestinian visas in the lurch as recognition bid fails

By Andrew Brown, Dominic Giannini and Kat Wong
Updated May 29 2024 - 3:25pm, first published 3:19pm
A motion for federal parliament to recognise a Palestinian state was voted down 80 votes to five. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
A motion for federal parliament to recognise a Palestinian state was voted down 80 votes to five. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

A disparity between humanitarian visas offered to Ukrainians and Gazans fleeing war has been criticised, as an attempt to recognise a Palestinian state in parliament failed.

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