Statement on Sweden’s recognition of Palestine and current situation in Alquds, Jerusalem

31/10/2014 Statement on Sweden's recognition of Palestine and current situation n Alquds, Jerusalem The Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes Sweden’s decision to recognise the state of Palestine at a time when the Palestinian people face unprecedented aggression and violence from Israel. Recent events in Jerusalem which have included attacks on civilians, closure of the Alaqsa mosque, …

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The Express Debate: Should Palestine be recognized as a state?

I took part in a debate on whether Palestine should be recognized as a state with Pro Israel Broadcaster Charlie Wolf. This came shortly after the UK Parliament voted to support recognition and the Swedish Government's decision to recognize Palestine.   The Express chose to run a long article that presented only the view that …

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Alan Duncan MP tackles illegal Israeli settlements and their supporters

Following the UK Parliament overwhelming vote to recognise Palestine as a state, Sir Alan Duncan MP makes an astonishing speech to the Royal United Services Institute entitled: ‘Middle East Peace- The Principles behind the Process’. He says defenders of illegal settlements should be viewed as extremists. The speech can be viewed here Here is an …

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Comment: Britain’s moral responsibility to Palestine

This is a piece I wrote on 20 September 2011 for http://www.politics.co.uk Interesting to look back, particularly following the vote to recognise Palestine in the UK Parliament. Comment: Britain's moral responsibility to Palestine Tuesday, 20 September 2011 4:45 PM This week the Palestinians will make representations for statehood to the UN. Britain should support them. …

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Much support from former British Diplomats for recognition of Palestine

On the 13th of October, UK MPs will debate and vote on a motion to recognise Palestine. The outcome is non binding on the Government, but a strong yes vote would not only put pressure for UK recognition, but can be helpful to the Government to move on this if it so chooses. After all, …

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Supporters of justice must thwart Netanyahu’s efforts to liquidate the Palestinian cause

Netanyahu produces another prop at the UN General Assembly The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu is on a mission to finally end the chances of a two-state solution to the Palestine Israel problem. His strategy seems to have the following elements: There is no occupation He is now regularly repeating the absurd statement that …

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