UK parliamentarians urge Israeli compensation for demolished Palestinian homes

A group of UK parliamentarians have urged Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to seek Israeli compensation of Palestinian structures demolished in the occupied West Bank. Writing in a letter to Johnson, the parliamentarians ask whether the British government will join “eight other European countries in demanding compensation from Israeli authorities” for the demolition or damage of Palestinian structures funded directly or indirectly by the UK.The letter, dated 24 October, is signed by Labour MP Richard Burden, chair of the Britain-Palestine All-Party Parliamentary Group, and is co-signed by a further two dozen MPs and peers.

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