Halaka stated that the syndicate will demand that hotels pay at least part of the allowance in case it is claimed that the current situation does not allow for an allowance to be paid, especially since some hotels in Egypt already do so.
Halaka said that tourism workers have endured quite a bit in light of this situation, and employers need to realise this, as 7% is not a matter of a million dollars.
A self-described "artist activist" Halaka is preparing a lecture on his current work in progress, "Portraits of Desire and Denial.
Born in Egypt and of Palestinian descent, Halaka regularly spends his summers in Palestine.
Thus, though Halaka intended to use his camera only as a research tool, it soon extended his range to include documentary film, exploring the themes of repression and displacement, desire and denial in the community's 63-year exilic history.
They are these words that get you to kind of question political intentions or the political history of the landscape," Halaka says, but in "my drawings there is absolutely nothing that says Palestine.
Marrying his documentary films with his provocative drawings, Halaka says that while he has "many audiences in mind," for the work "the primary one is Westerners because the goal is to educate and inform.
While Halaka feels little progress has been made furthering his cause -- U.
Determining that, whatever challenges it presented, he was better off agreeing "to their terms until the security issue has been relieved," Halaka has been forced to focus his research on those Palestinians he can meet outside the camps.
PC Cameron and other witnesses claimed Halaka and Winters were chanting IRA statements .
At court on Thursday, Halaka pleaded not guilty to breaching the peace in a religiously aggravated manner.
If convicted, Halaka could be sacked and it's possible that he could be jailed.
Disturbance: Perth city centre and, left, Halaka Charges: Officers' badge