Category Archives: news and blog

A visit in tweets

This week a group of fifteen Labour Party members, led by Alan Whitehead MP, visited Palestine and Israel to see the situation for themselves. Here is a taster of what they saw, did and learnt. .@alanwhiteheadmp listening to the @ICAHDinfo speaker as he highlights the separation of Jerusalem from WB #lab2pal — Labour 2 […]
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Join our visits in September and November

Travel2Palestine is a not-for-profit company. We organise group visits on a low cost basis. Would you like to visit Jerusalem and the West Bank to find out the facts for yourself? We have visits for you to join in mid September and  early November. Our mission is to give people involved in politics the opportunity […]
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From Leamington Spa to Palestine: a day by day account

When you hear news of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – what do you think is going on? Is it:- Yet another war against Gaza? Jewish settlers taking over traditional Arab lands Palestinians living their whole lives in refugee camps? These were my perceptions of the conflict and beyond that; I knew nothing of the reality. So, […]
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Palestinian scholar Raed Debiy tours the UK

Travel2Palestine were proud to support Raed Debiy who visited the UK as the 2nd Sha’ath scholar from Palestine – here to learn about politics in the UK and teach about the situation in Palestine.

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Proud to support Open Bethlehem

Travel2Palestine are delighted to be working in association with Leila Sansour to promote her new film, Open Bethlehem. Shot over five years the film captures the city of Bethlehem as it has never been seen before. This is an emotional journey of one woman’s fight for her hometown. “One of the most remarkable and moving […]
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Palestine is still occupied, lest we forget it, Murad Qureshi

A guest post by Murad Qureshi AM  While we condemn the forced annexation of Crimea by Putin, we should not forget the crippling chronic annexation of Palestine by Israel illustrated by the settlements in the West Bank and their menacing presence in the daily lives of Palestinians. Several stark reminders of this reality were apparent […]
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Travel lightly, think deeply

Today a group of delegates have begun their journey with us to Israel and Palestine. This will be a journey that will challenge and inform them. There will be times of joy, but sadly times of sorrow too. As this is a political visit There is a good deal of preparation before delegates touch-down because […]
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Shifting Ground blog: Plan B needed

Labour 2 Palestine co-Director, Martin Linton, has written ‘A Plan B for Israel and Palestine’ on Shifting Grounds blog. The article argues that  now that the Kerry talks are effectively over, the need to formulate a Plan B is urgent. And the country that is best placed to take the lead is – surprisingly to some […]
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Woman 2 Woman: an interview

Sara from Labour2Palestine interviewed Cllr Raghad Dweik, a member of Hebron City Council and Head of English Department at Hebron University, during her recent visit to the UK. When were you first elected to Hebron City Council? I was first elected in October 2012 Why did you decide to stand for election? I was not politically […]
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