LFI chair Rt. Hon Joan Ryan MP has written to Israeli Ambassador H.E Mark Regev regarding Khan al-Ahmar. You can read the letter here.
Labour Friends of Israel is stepping up its campaign to pressure the government to act over incitement in the Palestinian education system. LFI chair Joan Ryan secured a parliamentary debate on the matter, held this week in Westminster Hall. Opening her speech, Ms Ryan said: “Given Britain’s long-standing advocacy of a two-state solution, I also[…]
Following a sustained campaign from LFI, Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt, announced that the government will be conducting a review into the PA’s new curriculum. The announcement came in a letter from Alistair to LFI chair Joan Ryan and LFI parliamentary supporter Ian Austin. Commenting on the announcement of a review, Jennifer Gerber, Director of[…]
Israeli communities close to the border with Gaza have endured nearly three months of “kite terror” attacks launched from the coastal enclave. Kites, balloons and condoms laden with a metal pouch containing flammable substances such as burning coal or rags soaked with oil are able to drift across the border and float into Israel thanks[…]
LFI chair Joan Ryan MP has written to Jeremy Corbyn MP regarding his comments in Jordan on the “right to return”. You can read the letter here.
When Prince William arrives in Israel next week, it will be the first official royal visit to the country in the Jewish state’s 70-year history. The visit will underline the growing bond between Britain and Israel, and help put to bed historical strains in relations between the two countries. It is believed that Prince Harry had originally[…]
Over the past five years, Iran has played a major role in assisting President Assad to the brink of victory in Syria’s bloody civil war. However, the Islamic republic’s actions have not been driven simply but its long-standing friendship with the Syrian regime. Instead, Iran has used the civil war to bolster its strength in[…]
LFI chair Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP has written to the Home Secretary regarding this weekend’s Al Quds Day march. You can see the letter here. Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP, Chair of Labour Friends of Israel, said: “I am appalled that the government should once again have allowed this Iranian-inspired hate fest to take[…]
This weekend’s Al-Quds Day parade may once again see the flags of Hezbollah, an antisemitic terror group, flying in the streets of central London. Initiated by Ayatollah Khomeni in 1979, Al Quds Day is now marked internationally, normally at the end of Ramadan. Its intent – to destroy the state of Israel – has been[…]
Seven Labour parliamentarians toured Israel and the Palestinian territories this week on a delegation run by Labour Friends of Israel. LFI parliamentary chair Joan Ryan led the delegation, and she was joined by MPs Louise Ellman, Andrew Gwynne, Stephen Morgan, Sharon Hodgson, and Jonathan Reynolds, as well as Lord Roy Kennedy. The delegation first visited Jerusalem, including a tour[…]