Last week, I led my first official delegation to Palestine, as chair of parliament's delegation for relations with the Palestinian legislative council (DPLC). After being held by security for two hours in Tel Aviv airport, I was informed that the delegation was denied access to Gaza. Israeli authorities offered no excuse for denying access to the official European parliament delegation.
Benjamin Netanyahu has secured his fourth term as Israel’s prime minister, thanks in no small part to his last-minute embrace of outright alarmism and intransigence. In the last few days of a bitter campaign, he vowed never to allow the creation of a Palestinian state and promised to continue building in occupied east Jerusalem.
The 47-member UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the Palestinian people's right to self-determination with 45 countries, including India, voting in its favour. Out of the 47 UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) members, 45 voted in favour with only the US voting against the resolution and Ghana abstaining.
Palestine Solidarity Campaign has questioned Parliamentary candidates around Britain to find out to what extent they would protect and promote Palestinian human rights if elected. This is to help voters make an informed decision about who to support on election day, Thursday 7th May.
The politics of Gaza's reconstruction was the topic of discussion at the UK House of Lords, in a seminar jointly organised by Middle East Monitor and the EuroPal Forum Which took place on Wednesday 3rd March 2015. Take Action | Read and sign the Open Letter in Support of Palestinian Rights
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat