Israel is 'not perfect' but nation respects human rights: New ambassador to Australia Amir Maimon

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
February 9 2022 - 6:30pm
New Israeli ambassador to Australia, Amir Maimon. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The new Israeli ambassador has defended his nation against accusations of apartheid, saying it is a "democratic country that respects human rights".

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au