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Palestinians: Discrimination

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 146753, tabled on 24 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what representations she has made to Israel regarding the urgent need to end discrimination faced by Palestinians, including land seizures, home demolitions, and forced evictions.

Answered on

1 April 2022

In all but the most exceptional of circumstances, demolitions and evictions are contrary to International Humanitarian Law. The UK raises these issues with the Government of Israel, most recently with Israel's Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Justice. I met the Israeli Ambassador Hotovely on 10 March and underlined the need to find a lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.