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Israel and Palestine: Arrests

Volume 692: debated on Wednesday 6 June 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they are making representations to the Government of Israel concerning the most recent arrests of elected Palestinians, Ministers and former Ministers. [HL4036]

We are concerned by the arrest of the Hamas members on 23 May. Our ambassador in Tel Aviv raised our concerns with Israeli Foreign Minister Livni on 28 May. We have called for all those detained to be either released or subject to the due legal process.