Commons Vote Recognising State of Palestine

Press Release

This week a vote took place in the House of Commons on Palestine.  That vote was whether Palestine should be recognised as an independent state.

I am proud that Grahame Morris, the Labour MP for Easington put forward the motion and that it had the backing of our leader Ed Miliband who had said at the start of his leadership in 2010 that Israel should recognise the Palestinian right to statehood. Continue reading

Eid Ul Adha

Insha Allah the Prayers Times for Eid on 5th October 2014 are:

Faizan E Madina Mosque, 175 Gladstone Street, Peterborough PE1 2BN

First Jama’h – 8.30am

Second Jama’h – 9.45am

Jamia Ghousia Mosque, 406 Gladstone Street, Peterborough PE1 2BZ

First Jama’h – 9.00am

Second Jama’h – 10.00am

Eid Message Lisa Forbes

Lisa Forbes, Labour Parliamentary candidate for Peterborough

I know that Eid Ul-Adha is a very special time for Muslims both in the UK and across the whole world.  It is a time to celebrate Islamic values and to show respect for sacrifice.  It is also a chance to show charity to one another and for each of us to reflect on our duties, both to ourselves as well as to others. Continue reading

Prayer Gathering and Peace Rally for Palestine

There are 2 events being organised locally in support of the People of Palestine:

Thursday 16th July 2014 a Prayer Gathering is being held at the Cathedral Square between 6.00 – 7.00PM

Sunday 27th July 2014 at 12.00 noon the “Rally for Peace & Solidarity with Palestine Campaign” at Cathedral Square, Peterborough,  PE1 1XH orgamised by the Peterborough Green Party.

Everyone is welcome at both events and your support will be extremely appreciated.

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