Fly the Palestinian Flag until the siege of Gaza is resolved
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"Our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of the Palestinians." - Nelson Mandela
We completely condemn the Israeli Government military assault currently taking place on Gaza that has led to the killing of over 1300 Palestinians, with the majority being civilians. With this in mind, we see the decision to fly the Palestinian flag at Scottish Parliament to be a sign of support, to raise awareness of the crisis in Palestine in front of an international audience, and also to show respect for those innocent victims, who have been ruthlessly killed or injured.
The Scottish Parliament website mentions "No other flags will be flown unless in exceptional circumstances where a case is made to and approved by the SPCB". We feel this situation qualifies as such an exceptional circumstance and should be approved by the SPCB.
This is a chance for Scottish Parliament to take a strong step in publically condemning the immoral killings happening in Gaza by the minute, and we are morally obliged to lobby them to do so.
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