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.