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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL3698, tabled on 3 November 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made, if any, to the government of Israel in relation to reports of the use by Israeli forces of (1) tear gas, and (2) sound bombs, against people trying to protect the graves at the Palestinian al-Yusufiyah cemetery in East Jerusalem on 27 June.

Answered on

16 November 2021

We repeatedly call on Israel to abide by its obligations under international law and have a regular dialogue with Israel on legal issues relating to the occupation. We continue to stress the importance of the Israeli security forces providing appropriate protection to the Palestinian civilian population.