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06 May: Tair Kaminer starts her fifth spell in gaol. Send messages of support via Reuven Kaminer

04 May: Against the resort to denigration of Israel’s critics


23 Dec: JfJfP policy statement on BDS

14 Nov: Letter to the Guardian about the Board of Deputies

11 Nov: UK ban on visiting Palestinian mental health workers

20 Oct: letter in the Guardian

13 Sep: Rosh Hashanah greetings

21 Aug: JfJfP on Jeremy Corbyn

29 July: Letter to Evening Standard about its shoddy reporting

24 April: Letter to FIFA about Israeli football

15 April: Letter re Ed Miliband and Israel

11 Jan: Letter to the Guardian in response to Jonathan Freedland on Charlie Hebdo


15 Dec: Chanukah: Celebrating the miracle of holy oil not military power

1 Dec: Executive statement on bill to make Israel the nation state of the Jewish people

25 Nov: Submission to All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

7 Sept: JfJfP Executive statement on Antisemitism

3 Aug: Urgent disclaimer

19 June Statement on the three kidnapped teenagers

25 April: Exec statement on Yarmouk

28 Mar: EJJP letter in support of Dutch pension fund PGGM's decision to divest from Israeli banks

24 Jan: Support for Riba resolution

16 Jan: EJJP lobbies EU in support of the EU Commission Guidelines, Aug 2013–Jan 2014


29 November: JfJfP, with many others, signs a "UK must protest at Bedouin expulsion" letter

November: Press release, letter to the Times and advert in the Independent on the Prawer Plan

September: Briefing note and leaflet on the Prawer Plan

September: JfJfP/EJJP on the EU guidelines with regard to Israel

14th June: JfJfP joins other organisations in protest to BBC

2nd June: A light unto nations? - a leaflet for distribution at the "Closer to Israel" rally in London

24 Jan: Letter re the 1923 San Remo convention

18 Jan: In Support of Bab al-Shams

17 Jan: Letter to Camden New Journal about Veolia

11 Jan: JfJfP supports public letter to President Obama

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Early Day Motion/Universal Jurisdiction

hocEDM 108


[For background information and analysis see our earlier posting Human Rights Watch: Don’t Shackle UK Courts on War Crimes and Torture and links from it.]

Corbyn, Jeremy

That this House believes that universal jurisdiction for human rights abuses is essential as part of the cause of bringing to justice those who commit crimes against humanity and will oppose any legislation to restrict this power of UK courts.


There were 71 signatories up to 1 August 2010  – see if your MP has signed

Abbott, Diane
Betts, Clive
Blears, Hazel
Brake, Tom
Brooke, Annette
Buck, Karen
Burden, Richard
Burt, Lorely
Campbell, Menzies
Campbell, Ronnie
Caton, Martin
Clark, Katy
Connarty, Michael
Corbyn, Jeremy
Cunningham, Jim
Danczuk, Simon
Dobson, Frank
Dowd, Jim
Durkan, Mark
Edwards, Jonathan
Evans, Chris
Farron, Tim
Flello, Robert
Flynn, Paul
Foster, Don
Francis, Hywel
George, Andrew
Godsiff, Roger
Hancock, Mike
Hemming, John
Heyes, David
Hilling, Julie
Hoey, Kate
Hopkins, Kelvin
Horwood, Martin
Hughes, Simon
Huppert, Julian
Illsley, Eric
Jackson, Glenda
Kaufman, Gerald
Keen, Alan
Laws, David
Lazarowicz, Mark
Leech, John
Lloyd, Stephen
Lloyd, Tony
Llwyd, Elfyn
Lucas, Caroline
Mahmood, Shabana
Main, Anne
McDonnell, John
Meacher, Michael
Meale, Alan
Mulholland, Greg
Murphy, Paul
Owen, Albert
Pound, Stephen
Qureshi, Yasmin
Reid, Alan
Riordan, Linda
Rogerson, Dan
Russell, Bob
Sarwar, Anas
Sharma, Virendra
Singh, Marsha
Slaughter, Andy
Smith, Robert
Thornberry, Emily
Twigg, Derek
Williams, Mark
Williams, Roger
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