Thousands of people said “ceasefire”, parliament rejected it

Thousands of people said “ceasefire”, parliament rejected it

Thousands of people gathered in front of the British Parliament building at the invitation of several non-governmental organizations, shouting pro-Palestinian slogans and calling for an immediate ceasefire.

Addressing protest participants from the platform set up in front of Parliament, Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC) Chairman Ben Jamal said three PSC members who lost family members in Gaza met with parliamentarians today.

Noting that members addressed MPs on behalf of those who died and those who may die in the coming days, Jamal said: “I cannot find a sentence that describes the moral weakness of MPs who will vote ‘no’ to ceasefire. movement.”


Shortly after the action, the British Parliament rejected the motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza by 293 votes to 125.

On the other hand, Keir Starmer, leader of the main opposition Labor Party, presented his own party’s amendment proposal, which emphasized the scope of civilian casualties and humanitarian aid in Gaza, but abstained from supporting the ceasefire. fire.

The Labor Party motion was also rejected by 290 votes in favor and 183 against.

Thus, the British Parliament rejected both motions calling for a ceasefire and a pause in humanitarian aid. (AA)

Source: Sozcu


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