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Lab Conference 2014

LFPME hosted another successful panel discussion at this years Labour Conference in Manchester, with almost 400 people in attendance.

Title: Israel’s Occupation of Palestinian territories is a barrier to peace and two-state solution

Chair: Mehdi Hasan


Ian Lucas MP (Shadow Middle East Minister)                       Rt Hon Anne McGuire MP (Chair, Labour friends of Israel)            

Rt Hon Peter Hain MP (former Middle East Minister)            Diana Buttu (Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer)



LFPME Conference Reception

Ed Miliband, Douglas Alexander and H.E the Palestinian Ambassador addressed guessed at the annual LFPME Conference Reception.

Ed Miliband reiterated the Party's commitment to a two state solution and Palestinian Statehood; Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander added "Palestinian statehood is not a gift to be given, but a right to be recognised".