Edinburgh Council rejects twinning with Gaza 

Edinburgh Council has rejected a twinning petition with Gaza following “legal advice”. The Edinburgh-Gaza twinning petition had been listed on the agenda for the Policy and Sustainability Committee meeting at 10am on Tuesday 30 August. However, the Committee refused to allow  allow Pete Gregson who was leading the twinning campaign

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Edinburgh Council withdraws discussion on twinning with Gaza

A petition calling for Edinburgh to be twinned with the Palestinian city of Gaza was pulled from the agenda of the city’s council’s policy and sustainability committee at short notice so legal advice could  be taken. This follows UKLFI’s letter to Edinburgh council’s head of legal services last week, warning

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Petition to twin Edinburgh with Gaza City could mean Councillors commit criminal offence

UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) has warned Edinburgh Council that Councillors will probably commit criminal offences if they participate in twinning between Edinburgh and Gaza City. A petition to twin Edinburgh with Gaza City  is on the Agenda for a Council Committee meeting on 29 March 2022.  The petitioner is

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