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In Response to Questions from the Daily Telegraph

July 7, 2017

Dear Harry Yorke, Thank you for your questions. Before responding, I would like to make some points, which will also be posted up as an open letter on our website. If you take a cursory look at the Palestine Expo Schedule, you will see a list of speakers who span an international remit. Our speakers are Palestinian and Israeli; Jewish, Muslim, Christian and atheist, amongst…

In Response to Questions from the Daily Telegraph

July 7, 2017

Dear Harry Yorke, Thank you for your questions. Before responding, I would like to make some points, which will also be posted up as an open letter on our website. If you take a cursory look at the Palestine Expo Schedule, you will see a list of speakers who span an international remit. Our speakers are Palestinian and Israeli; Jewish, Muslim, Christian and atheist, amongst…

Jewish Chronicle’s desperate last attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, by falsely attributing quote to speaker

July 7, 2017

Jewish Chronicle’s desperate last attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, by falsely attributing quote to speaker The Jewish Chronicle has made a last minute attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, the two-day event due to take place in central London this weekend. In the latest edition of the paper, South African speaker Shaykh Bham is falsely accused of saying ‘Jews are fleas’ in a lecture available online.…

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Palestine Expo

June 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce the Department of Community of Local Government (DCLG) has confirmed Palestine Expo can take place at the Queen Elizabeth Centre on 8-9 July. We thank all our supporters for their assistance and look forward to welcoming you at the Queen Elizabeth Centre. Buy your ticket NOW. Use code FOA50 to receive 50% off.

Palestine Expo – The Show Will Go Ahead

June 26, 2017

Palestine Expo – The Show Will Go Ahead  On 8th and 9th July the Queen Elizabeth II Centre is due to host the biggest Palestine Event in Europe. FOA booked the venue in January 2017. But Mr Sajid Javid Minister for the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) waited until 16th June 2017, to write to us to say he ‘is minded’ to restrict…

Support Palestine Expo!

June 17, 2017

Join Thousands to Support the Right to Help Palestinians Since Friends of Al-Aqsa launched Palestine Expo, thousands of people have come forward to support us. Palestine Expo on 8 – 9 July in London will be the biggest Palestine social, culture, and entertainment event to be held in Europe. However, we are facing a barrage of false and defamatory claims against us and need your…

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EMERGENCY REQUEST: Stop the hate campaign against Palestine Expo

June 2, 2017

EMERGENCY REQUEST: Stop the hate campaign against Palestine Expo FOA are very excited about hosting the forthcoming Palestine Expo, the Biggest Palestine Event in Europe. However, we are also (predictably) facing a hate campaign by a section of the pro-Israel camp  who would rather not see an event celebrating Palestinian culture and life take place. FOA and our Chairman, Ismail Patel, have been slandered and…

‘One state’ Press Conference

February 21, 2017

The Press conference of Trump and Netanyahu in Washington has generated a flurry of comments. It is argued that the most friendly US President to Israel in a generation has paved the way for a one state solution. While on the one hand, to some Palestinian supporters this has come as a blow to their dream of ever having an independent state. On the other…

UK government ignores the call by thousands for an inquiry

February 16, 2017

After over 10,000 people in over a week signed a petition calling for a debate on Israeli embassy staff bragging to bring down a British Minister, the government has chosen to cover it up. An official statement from the government will be disappointing for the thousands that called for inquiry into Israeli influence in British politics. The dismal response from the government stated;  “The Israeli Ambassador…

UK MP’s call on settlement expansion to stop

February 10, 2017

Debate in Parliament has in a decisive motion concluded that Israeli settlement expansion must stop. This follows Israel’s attempt to retroactively legitimise over 4,000 illegal settlement houses in Palestinian West Bank. The UK parliament in effect reaffirmed UN resolution 2334, calling on Israel to: “immediately halt the planning and construction of residential settlements in the Occupied Territories.” British MP’s were in agreement that they; “reaffirm…