It was noted that 1.5 million people of Gaza live in an, “Open air prison and that for years Israel has blocked the transport of food, medicine and vital supplies forcing the people of Gaza to live in inhumane conditions and leaving the majority of people unemployed.”
The proposal for the creation of a single state would encompass all of the present territory of Israel, the West Bank including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. It would grant citizenship and equal rights in the combined entity for all inhabitants of the West Bank, Gaza and Israel without regard to ethnicity or religion. Crucially, it acknowledges the importance of the right of return for over four million Palestinian refugees
The branch urged members to take part in demonstrations taking place in solidarity with the Palestinian people and support local solidarity initiatives.
Lambeth UNISON: http://lambethunison.blogspot.co.uk/
Palestine Solidarity Campaign: http://www.palestinecampaign.org/
One-State Solution (wikipeda): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-state_solution