Palestinian Forum in Britain expressed concerns over Israeli violations in the occupied Palestinian territories in a press release published last Friday. They emphasised that the Palestinian uprising came as a result of unfair peace accords ‘intended to undermine the Palestinian struggle for freedom and dignity’.
Chair of the European Parliament Delegation for relations with Palestine Martina Anderson has called for East Jerusalem to be placed under immediate international protection after a series of violent clashes have left several dead and tensions heightened to an extreme level.
Amnesty International yesterday called on Israel to halt its house demolitions policy as a collective punishment measure against Palestinians in the occupied territories.
The UK Conservative Party has announced plans to ban local councils from using ethical procurement policies and divesting from companies complicit with Israel’s occupation and settlements and UK arms companies.
The UK government has said it intends to change legislation in order to prevent local councils divesting from the arms trade and Israeli human rights abuses.
In the context of efforts to help address the plight of refugees in the wider Middle East region, the European Union announced that it will support Palestinian refugees with new funding totalling €30 million.
Jeremy Corbyn, the new left-wing leader of the UK’s Labour Party last night accepted an invitation to address Labour Friends of Israel, a group that lobbies members of parliament to support Israel.
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