Europe’s largest Palestine convention will go ahead in the UK this weekend after surviving attempts by pro-Israel lobbyists to have it cancelled.

The Palestine Expo, organized by the Friends of al-Aqsa group, is expected to draw about 10,000 people to London on 8 and 9 July. 

But doubts emerged as to whether the event would go ahead after the UK’s local government minister Sajid Javid warned that he was « minded » to cancel the event.  Javid’s intervention came amid claims by various pro-Israel groups that FOA had previously praised Hamas and Hezbollah, two groups proscribed in the UK. 

 

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July 15, 2017 at 01:38PM

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