The Ambassador for Palestine speaks at the Palestine Lobby
Three thousand people contacted their MPs yesterday at a mass lobby of Parliament. Their focus was securing government action on the issue of Israel's detention and maltreatment of Palestinian child prisoners and a stopping the bilateral arms trade with Israel.
Warm reception at for
speaker who have done so much to raise abuse of Palestinian children -
'Something as a union and as teachers we could not ignore. This is
institutionalised abuse. Families living in a vortex of fear.'
. working with refugee children in UK thought she had seen everything then went to . Says has come a long way. Recognition of Palestine is a 'right to be realised' not a concession. Time to
'As the going gets harder (in the Palestinian struggle) we are going to get LOUDER!' says of supporters in Parliament.
. speaking at calls for and congratulates for their tireless week in, week out, campaigning. Important that people in UK are campaigning for lifting of the blockade
. reiterated the UK must press for end of Israel's military detention of children
Emily Thornberry flanked by Caroline Lucas MP and Lisa Nandy MP
says essential question how many more generations of Palestinian
children must grow up under occupation in fear and violence ?
once in government will immediately recognise state of Palestine. Shame
on UN that Israel has ignored resolutions on illegal occupation and
settlements. Will call for action and pursue 2 state solution.
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