Over 100 British parliamentarians, trade union officials and prominent figures in civil society have called for people to speak out in opposition to Israel’s planned annexation of the West Bank in contravention of international law. Signatories include Stephen Kinnock MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Lord Peter Hain, Len McCluskey of Unite, Mary Bousted of the National Education Union, novelist Philip Pullman, actress Maxine Peake and musician Brian Eno.
This follows a call from Palestinian civil society issued on 21 May for “effective measures” by all states to stop Israel’s illegal annexation. A letter signed by nearly 150 parliamentarians sent to Prime Minister …read more
Source:: Middle East Monitor