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At today’s statement on the conflict between Israel and Hamas, LFI parliamentary supporter Neil Coyle MP raised the issue of UNRWA’s alleged connections with Hamas and other terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip, in the context of the humanitarian crisis …
On the ground
- Israeli military operations are ongoing in Khan Younis to dismantle Hamas brigades and locate tunnels and weapons, as well as in parts of Gaza City to prevent Hamas returning to areas taken over by the IDF in
LFI director Michael Rubin has written the below article for the Fathom Journal. Click here to read the original.
After 7 October the idea that any Palestinian actor can be trusted to control territory on Israel’s borders is scarcely credible …
At tonight’s opposition day debate on a ceasefire in Gaza in the House of Commons, shadow foreign secretary and LFI parliamentary supporter David Lammy MP set out Labour’s view of the terms needed for a sustainable ceasefire.
Lammy said: “Labour …
At tonight’s opposition day debate on a ceasefire in Gaza, LFI parliamentary supporters set out the terms that would be required to ensure that any ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is sustainable and lasting.
LFI chair Steve McCabe MP said: …
LFI director Michael Rubin has written the below article for Jewish News. Click here to read the original.
The furore over the candidacy of Azhar Ali in Rochdale is a potent reminder of both the power – and destructive quality …
At today’s Commons statement on antisemitism in the UK, shadow home secretary and LFI parliamentary supporter Yvette Cooper MP echoed LFI’s warnings around the huge increase in antisemitism that has been recorded in the UK since 7 October.
“It is …
Keir Starmer is right: we urgently need an end to the fighting and a permanent and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza.
How do we get there?
- Hamas must be disarmed and have no role in the future governance of Gaza.
At today’s statement in the House of Commons on antisemitism in the UK, two LFI parliamentarians spoke about the need for the government to take tougher action against the huge increase in antisemitic incidents that have been recorded since …
On the ground:
- Latest figures suggest that at least 1,444 Israelis have been killed since 7 October, including in the initial Hamas terror attacks, rocket attacks, and subsequent war in Gaza. Around 132 Israelis are thought to still be being
At today’s Holocaust Memorial Day debate in the House of Lords, a number of LFI peers spoke about antisemitism, Israel, and LFI.
LFI’s chair in the House of Lords, Baroness Ramsay, reflected on the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas …
LFI parliamentary supporter Baroness Anderson: Bearing witness to the October 7 pogrom was harrowing
LFI parliamentary supporter Baroness Anderson has written the below article for the Jewish Chronicle. Click here to read the original.
Harrowing. That is the only word I’ve been able to use about the Labour Friends of Israel solidarity visit …
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