AnalysisAsia ReportPacific ReportAustraliaDecolonisationDemocracyEditor's PicksGlobalHuman RightsJusticeMediaNew ZealandOpinionPacific Media WatchPalestinePoliticsSecuritySelf DeterminationSyndicate Palestine a testing ground for Israeli ‘occupation war tech’, says author By APR editor - July 8, 2023 0 162 SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Investigative author Antony Loewenstein . . . he has "brought a book to a gunfight, taking on Israel’s enormous and expanding military-industrial complex and invasive cyber spy operations with the low-tech tool of words on paper", says The Sydney Morning Herald reviewer. Image: AL website Pacific Media Watch Australian-German investigative journalist Antony Loewenstein argues Israel has used the Occupied Palestinian territories as a testing ground to develop weaponry and surveillance technology. In his new book, The Palestine Laboratory: How Israel exports the technology of occupation around the world, Loewenstein pulls together secret documents, interviews and contemporary reporting to argue Israel exports the resulting technology to other international conflicts. He was interviewed by Kim Hill today on RNZ’s Saturday Morning. LISTEN TO RNZ’S SATURDAY MORNING: The Kim Hill interview with Antony Loewenstein Gordon Campbell: Double standard Israeli news narratives about Palestine Antony Loewenstein has written for The Guardian and The New York Times. His books include Pills, Powder and Smoke, and the best selling Disaster Capitalism. Antony Loewenstein will be touring New Zealand later this month. Investigative journalist Antony Loewenstein . . . author of The Palestine Laboratory. Image: AL website Asia Pacific Report: Locations Monday, July 17: Christchurch Public meeting, 7pm Knox Centre, Cnr Bealey Avenue & Victoria street, Christchurch (books available) https://www.facebook.com/events/813719740268177/ Tuesday, July 18: Wellington 7pm St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace (Unity Books will have a rep there) https://www.facebook.com/events/644521054258279/ Wednesday, July 19: Hawkes Bay 8pm Greenmeadows Community Hall, 83 Tait Drive, Napier https://www.facebook.com/events/6474977775923813/ Thursday, July 20: Auckland Public Meeting, 7pm The Fickling Centre, 546 Mt Albert Road (The Women’s Bookshop will be at the meeting to sell books) https://www.facebook.com/events/285795137317711/ Antony Loewenstein’s website TRT World News interviews Antony Loewenstein on this week’s Israeli attack on Jenin refugee camp.