Post Tagged with: “Palestine”

Bradford Council accused of taking sides over Gaza in flag row

Bradford Council accused of taking sides over Gaza in flag row

Members of the Jewish community have accused Bradford Council of taking sides over the Gaza conflict after the Palestinian flag was flown above Bradford City Hall. The city council took the decision to raise the flag on Saturday during a rally to recognise the deaths and suffering of hundreds of people living in Gaza. The conflict in Gaza has so far […]

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UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

UPDATE: MP apologises for Gaza tweet

Bradford East MP, David Ward, and his party have issued a joint apology for tweets in relation to the current conflict in Gaza. The Liberal Democrat MP was accused of the offence of ‘encouragment to terrorism’ after tweeting that if he lived in Gaza he would ‘probably’ fire a rocket. Mr Ward  had initially declined to apologise for the comments […]

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Hundreds attend Leeds rally to protest at BBC’s “lack of coverage” of Gaza conflict

Hundreds attend Leeds rally to protest at BBC’s “lack of coverage” of Gaza conflict

More than 300 people marched through Leeds city centre yesterday accusing the BBC of failing to broadcast in-depth coverage of the Palestinian crisis. Protesters gathered outside the BBC Leeds building in St Peter’s Square as part of a national demonstration. It follows the recent Israeli military offensive in Gaza, which has left over 500 Palestinians and 20 Israelis dead. Green […]

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