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Israel – Palestine: Equal Rights for lasting Peace

Julie Elliott MP, with seven other signatories of the Balfour Project statement ‘Israel-Palestine: Equal Rights for lasting Peace’, has conveyed its five requests to the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary. Here is the text of their letter, calling for … Read more here 

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The British Government’s current position on Israel and Palestine: Water

Question by Baroness Northover (Lib Dem) on 24th September 2020 (HL8468) To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made ofreports that the government of Israel is demolishing water, sanitation and hygiene structures used by Palestinians in the West … Read more here 

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The British Government’s current position on Israel and Palestine: Environmental issues

Question by Baroness Tonge (Independent) on 20th October 2020 (HL9384) To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take, if any, to protect olive groves and farmland in Palestine from damage by Israeli settlers. Answer from Lord Ahmad … Read more here 

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British Government’s Current Position: Education of Israeli & Palestinian children

Question by Baroness Tonge (Independent) on 26th October 2020 (HL9592) To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to reports that school children in Palestine have been subjected to violence by the Israel Defence Force and Israeli settlers, what steps they plan … Read more here 

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British Government’s Current Position: Freedom of worship in Israel, Jerusalem & the West Bank

Question from Baroness Tonge (Independent) on 14th December 2020 (HL11452) To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that an Israeli settler attacked Gethsemane Church in East Jerusalem; and what steps they are taking to protect … Read more here 

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