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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‘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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‘No books could prepare me’ – Cllr Linda Hobson visits Palestine

A group from Newcastle including the Police Commissioner, Labour Councillors, members and friends travelled to Newcastle with Labour2Palestine. Everyone paid for themselves, keen to find out about the conflict up close and personal. Here Cllr Linda Hobson recounts her experiences. This blog was first published on Unison Active – thanks for permission to reblog> I [...]
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Protected: Briefing: Newcastle Delegation to Jerusalem January 16th – 20th

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Protected: Briefing: Labour Delegation to Jerusalem January 20th – 25th

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Follow our Labour Party delegation in real time as they travel round Palestine

follow them on #lab2pal | tweet to @lab2palestine Sixteen Labour Party members are travelling round Palestine this week to see what is happening with their own eyes.  They will visit refugee camps and settlements, go through checkpoints, see the wall, talks to Israelis and Palestinians and experience the occupation. They will meet MPs, governors, mayors, [...]
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Labour2Palestine fringe event

Speaking at @martinlinton Labour 2 Palestine reception on the experience of visiting Gaza and the West Bank #lab13 — Andy Slaughter MP (@hammersmithandy) September 25, 2013 Labour 2 Palestine at #lab13 pic.twitter.com/gkkyvmAvE2 — Amelia Smith (@amyinthedesert) September 25, 2013 Bangladesh High Commissioner speaks at Labour 2 Palestine reception on role of non-aligned countries in Palestinian [...]
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‘Action on settlements’ says Martin Linton at Labour Conference

Martin Linton, speaking as the delegate for Battersea, spoke in the international debate at Labour’s conference in Brighton this morning. He said: “We should all welcome the fact that, after three years without peace talks, the Israelis and the Palestinians are again sitting down across a table to negotiate. (Applause) “You have to admire the [...]
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Labour to Palestine. A trip worth making

by Will Martindale In early February, Martin Linton led a dozen Battersea Labour Party members on a visit to Palestine. It wasn’t an enjoyable trip, or at least, enjoyable isn’t the right word. Palestine is a land of concrete, razor wire and guns, dusty, dirty and always The Wall. The message too was repetitive. We heard from [...]
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Is this the last chance for Palestine?

Alastair Osborne, Scottish Officer for the Labour Campaign for International Development, visited Palestine with us last year. Read his blog for LCID asking whether this is the last chance for Palestine>  

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