kim sattler calls abbott a

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    Well, I'll be damned.
    Never heard that thrown at him before. Have heard everything else.

    "'He is a raving Zionist and has been since he was about 18 or 19. I don't understand why he is, but he is,' she said.

    Ms Sattler said those who backed the PLO visit were beaten with rolled up newspapers and umbrellas and spat upon during the course of the conference.

    She said this made a big impact on her as a 17-year-old activist.

    'Thanks to Tony, I have been an avowed Palestine supporter ever since,' she said.

    In the 1970s, Mr Abbott was a student activist strongly opposed to left domination of student politics. "

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