“The report’s findings are concerning, and we expect the government to review it closely, assess the situation on the ground, and make representations about Australia’s view.
“Labor does not agree with the use of the term “apartheid”. It’s not a term that’s been found to apply by any international court and is not helpful in progressing the meaningful dialogue and negotiation necessary to achieve a just and enduring peace.
“Australia must stand up for human rights everywhere. To be a credible voice we must call out human rights violations wherever they take place.
“We continue to call on all parties to the conflict to refrain from any actions that hamper peaceful outcomes for both the Israeli and Palestinian peoples.”