Cathy Jamieson- Scottish National Party (SNP) MP- took the opportunity of the UK parliament’s summer recess to join a delegation of politicians, led by the Council for European Palestinian Relations, to the Gaza Strip. “I had heard a lot about how the blockade of Gaza by the Israelis has affected Palestinians, but this was an opportunity for MPs and MEPs [Members of the European Parliament] to witness the situation first hand." Jamieson
EuroPal Forum took a number of on-ground steps to expand its official European network as a part of its efforts to create a more balanced understanding of the Palestinian issues. . This comes as a practical interpretation of its mission to build a comprehensive European support that includes both grassroots and official decision-making bodies to help the Palestinians to gain their rights.
There are currently many British citizens serving in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The UK government should ban UK citizens – even if they hold other passports – from joining and serving in the Israeli military, police or other security forces.
Every year since 1977 the United Nations has observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on 29 November. EuroPal Forum invites you to a seminar on “the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People: How to end 70 years of injustice?"