Parliament update: 29-30 July

TUESDAY  30  JULY  2013 1. Baroness Tonge: In the light of recent reports that the flow of goods from Egypt to Gaza has reduced, what assessment have HMG made of food security in Gaza? 2.  Baroness Tonge: What action is being taken by the Foreign Secretary to follow the recommendations of the UN Fact Finding Mission on the…

PSC update: Join our virtual protest

Join our virtual protest Palestinians have called on us to join them in a ‘day of rage’ on Thursday 1st August against the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from the Naqab (also known as the Negev). Join our Virtual Protest between 1900-2000 (UK time is GMT+1) against Israel’s Prawer Plan to ethnically cleanse 40,000 Palestinian Bedouin…

Virtual Protest against the Prawer Plan

Palestinians have called on us to join them in a ‘day of rage’ on Thursday 1st August against the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from the Naqab  (also known as the Negev). Join our Virtual Protest  between 1900-2000  (UK time is GMT+1) against Israel’s Prawer Plan to ethnically cleanse 40,000 Palestinian Bedouin from their homes and land. You…

Parliament update: 24 July 2013

THURSDAY  25  JULY  2013 1. Lord Hylton: Does any programme exist for providing sufficient drinkable water for the population of Gaza between now and 2016 and, if so, what is preventing its implementation? 2. Lord Hylton: What is HMG’s response to the recent UN OCHA report on Palestinians at risk of forcible transfer? Lords Written Answers WEDNESDAY  24  JULY …

PSC update: stop G4S!

Stop G4S! Join PSC today and join our campaign to free Palestine It is likely that G4S will be bidding for an £80 million security contract with the BBC. Given their future Government contracts are in jeopardy following their latest debacle, it is likely G4S will be desperate to win this contract. Help us make…

New EU guidelines on Israeli settlements

The European Coordinating Committee for Palestine (ECCP) have issued a new statement in relation to the EU guidelines published on Friday 19th July, 2013. Statement The European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP), the largest European coalition of organisations in solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom and justice, welcomes…

Minister responds on child prisoners

Alistair Burt, Foreign Office Minister responsible for the Middle East, has responded to Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC, Lisa Nandy MP and Action 4 Palestinian Children’s letter raising concerns about the lack of progress for Palestinian children imprisoned by Israel. Alistair Burt says “I share your concerns about the treatment of Palestinian children detained in Israeli…