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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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Women in politics: Cllr Raghad Dweik

We 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 involved in the […]
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Raed’s visit to the UK – in pictures

Labour2Palestine are really proud to have worked with Fateh UK to have enabled Raed Debiy to visit the UK for three months, to learn about UK politics and to teach us about Palestine. Raed is a leading member of Fateh Youth in Palestine and Vice President of the International Socialist Youth movement.

Why we keep on visiting and keep on learning

After every visit we survey those who’ve been to find out what they think, and how we can improve. Here are our latest results. Since we started running visits to Palestine we have learnt so much: We’ve learnt we struggle to match Palestinian hospitality – but to try our best to return it, We’ve learnt what […]
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Our delegations

You probably want some idea of the kinds of things you will see and do on one of our visits. Our delegations are not holidays – they are intense and in depth -you will learn a huge amount about the situation on the ground, however much you know before you leave. Here are some of […]
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Why we keep on visiting and keep on learning

After every visit we survey those who’ve been to find out what they think, and how we can improve. Here are our latest results. Since we started running visits to Palestine we have learnt so much: We’ve learnt not to compete with Palestinian hospitality – but to try our best to return it, We’ve learnt […]
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Newcastle Fundraising Dinner

A group of Newcastle upon Tyne Councillors and Labour Party members travelled with us to Palestine and Israel in January 2014. We are delighted they’ve organised a fundraising dinner, with the Palestinian Ambassador, Professor Manuel Hassassian, to help Labour2Palestine – a not-for-profit – with our mission to increase understanding about Palestine in the Labour Party […]
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Hebron and Derby become ‘sister cities’

Following a Labour2Palestine visit with the Mayor of Derby, Hebron and Derby have signed a memorandum of understanding to become sister cities. News of the agreement has been covered by national (the Independent) and local news coverage in the UK, Hebron and Derby. The Mayor of Derby, Councillor Fareed Hussain, has been instrumental in bringing […]
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‘Quiet Dignity’ by Paul Woodhead

I recently travelled to Palestine with a group of Labour Party members and Councillors. The trip was facilitated by Labour 2 Palestine, a not for profit organisation highly experienced at organising such visits. Even though I considered myself to be reasonably well informed I was ill prepared for the realities facing ordinary Palestinians living in […]
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