Emergency Lobby of Parliament
Please make an appointment to lobby your MP now.
Call on your MP to:
* End the blockade on Gaza
* Suspend the EU-Israel Trade Agreement
* Bring Israeli war criminals to justice
* End the arms trade with Israel
* Urge the government to act to implement international law, including an immediate end to Israeli occupation
We watched the carnage in Gaza with horror in January. Many thousands of us marched in protest and in solidarity with the people trapped under Israeli bombardment. We want to take that spirit of solidarity right into Parliament, on an emergency lobby in support of Gaza on March 11th. MPs rely on the votes of the people who live in their constituencies. That’s why we need as many people as possible to come to the lobby and show MPs that this is an issue that they must not, cannot ignore.
PSC initiated a call for an emergency lobby of Parliament in support of the people of Gaza. We are supporting it and, as with previous occasions, taking a big coordinating role as well. Together, we have organised many lobbies of Parliament before, but we want this one to be by far the biggest. You don’t need to be an expert on every aspect of the Israel/Palestine debate; you just have to care enough to make your MP listen.
If you marched in January, in the demonstrations in London, but also around the country, we need you – the Palestinians need you – to take that feeling and make it clear to your MP face-to-face.
We are going to be writing to MPs to ask them to make themselves available to see constituents. Almost 200 MPs signed the motion calling on the BBC to screen the Gaza Aid appeal: we think many will want to see you.
If you want to take part, please email Dan Judelson and we can send out a briefing pack, and answer any questions you might have – feel free to ask.
This lobby has been called by:
Palestine Solidarity Campaign; Stop the War Coalition; British Muslim Initiative; Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; Palestinian Forum in Britain; Jews for Justice for Palestinians
Action for UN Renewal; Action Palestine; Amos Trust; Association of Palestinian Communities UK; BRICUP; Britain-Palestine Twinning Network; CAABU; Campaign Against the Arms Trade; FBU; Friends of Al Aqsa UK; Friends of Birzeit University; Friends of Lebanon; Friends of Sabeel; The Green Party; ICAHD UK; Liberal Democrats Friends of Palestine; Midlands Palestinian Community Association; Muslim Association of Britain; Muslim Council of Britain; NUS Black Students Campaign; Palestinian Return Centre; Pax Christi; PCS; RMT; UNISON; UNITE; War On Want; World Disarmament Campaign