Hundreds of supporters for Palestine met with MPs from all political parties at the Emergency Mass Lobby for Gaza on Tuesday 9 September.
MPs from all sides of the House supported the Lobby for Gaza. In total, well over 100 MPs came to support the Lobby and met with constituents.
Over 350 constituents were addressed by leading Palestinian politician, Dr Mustafa Barghouti (read Mustafa Barghouti’s speech>), on the horrific situation in Gaza, and the war crimes committed by Israel during their offensive, before arriving at Parliament to meet with MPs.
MPs who came to the Lobby for Gaza included: Conservatives Peter Bottomley, Jane Ellison, John Redwood and Lee Scott; Labour’s David Blunkett, Harriet Harman, David Lammy and Tessa Jowell, and Liberal Democrat MPs Lorely Burt, Annette Brooke, Julian Huppert and David Ward.
The evening rally meeting for the Lobby heard speeches from MP including: Debbie Abrahams, Ben Bradshaw, Richard Burden, Michael Connarty, Jeremy Corbyn, Mark Durkan, Peter Hain, Mark Hendricks, Shabana Mahmood, Grahame Morris, Andy Slaughter, David Ward, as well as Baroness Jenny Tonge, PSC Director Sarah Colborne, PSC Vice Chair kamel Hawwash, ICAHD UK’s Linda Ramsden and Haya El Farra representing the Palestinian Embassy.