Motion in support of Palestinian parliamentarians

That this House

  • supports the right of parliamentarians to freely pursue their duties;
  • notes the opposition of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the European Parliament to Israel’s arrest of more than 20 members of the Palestinian parliament;
  • and calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the Palestinian Speaker Abdelaiziz El-Dweik, the Deputy Prime Minister Naser al-Shaer, and the other arrested Ministers and members of the Palestinian Parliament.

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Keith’s Press Release

about the motion.