LFI Statement on Jerusalem

An LFI spokesperson said: “LFI’s position is unchanged. Unilateral international moves – such as those by President Trump today – do not advance the peace process. It is important that formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is part of a reinvigorated and renewed peace process in pursuit of two states for two[…]

Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary, speech to LFI Annual Lunch 2017

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Rt Hon Emily Thornberry MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary, speech to Labour Friends of Israel Annual Lunch 2017  Chief Rabbi, Ambassador Regev, Parliamentary colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is an honour to be here today. Sir David, thank you for that kind introduction, and on behalf of everyone here, let me add[…]

LFI vice-chair Louise Ellman presses police over Hezbollah flags at Al-Quds march

This article first appeared in the JewishNews.  An MP who is vice-chair of Labour Friends of Israel has pushed the Metropolitan Police to raise concerns about protesters waving Hezbollah flags at the annual Al-Quds Day march in London. Louise Ellman MP met police chiefs and expressed concern that marchers were exploiting a legal loophole, under[…]