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Press Statement: Vote at UN Human Rights Council is incompatible with UK policy and international law

Today, the UK voted against a resolution in the UNHRC that calls for an annual update of the UN's database of international companies operating in Israel's illegal settlements inside occupied Palestinian territory.  This is incompatible with the UK's official position

14th July 2023

Anti-Boycott bill could shield international law breakers, human rights violators

The Palestinian Mission to the UK expresses its utmost concern at the Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill, also known as the “anti-boycott” bill tabled today in the UK parliament.The proposed bill prevents public UK bodies from taking

19th June 2023

British parliaments commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Nakba

British parliaments commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nakba with an unprecedented series of events across the UK, including the Welsh and British Parliaments on May 15 and concluding with an event in the Scottish Parliament on May 17.In its

21st May 2023

Ambassador Zomlot calls on UK to criminalise Nakba denial at UK events to mark the 75th commemoration of the Nakba

On 15 May, UK parliaments marked the 75th commemoration of the Nakba with events in the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff, Wales, and Westminster, London.In Cardiff, the event was attended by Welsh members of the Senedd Cymru and representatives of the

16th May 2023

The Palestinian Mission to the UK commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba in London

The Palestinian Mission to the UK commemorated on 12 May 2023 the 75th anniversary of the Palestinian "Nakba", Arabic for catastrophe, in an event attended by around 400 people, including UK MPs, Arab and foreign diplomats, members of UK solidarity

13th May 2023

Ambassador recalled to Palestine for consultation

The Palestinian ambassador to the UK, Husam Zomlot, has arrived in Ramallah having been recalled to Palestine for consultation regarding the recently signed UK-Israel 2030 roadmap. The ambassador will discuss what steps the State of Palestine can take in view of

26th March 2023

Statement on UK-Israel 2030 “roadmap” and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to London

It is with utmost dismay that the Palestine Mission to the UK notes the upcoming visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to London and the just-signed 2030 “roadmap” for UK-Israel bilateral relations.These developments mark a profound step backwards for

23rd March 2023

Statement on the clarification by a 10 Downing St. Spokesperson regarding the location of the UK embassy

The Palestinian Mission to the UK welcomes the clarification by 10 Downing Street today that “the UK has no plans to move its embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv.”H. E. Ambassador Husam Zomlot said: “We would like to thank the

2nd November 2022

105th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration

Statement by the Palestinian Mission to the UK on the 105th anniversary of the Balfour DeclarationToday, 2 November 2022, marks 105 years since the Balfour Declaration was issued. On this occasion, the Palestinian Mission to the UK calls for accountability.The declaration

2nd November 2022

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