Parliamentary Delegation to Palestine Report Released

Ottawa - A delegation of Members of Parliament who travelled to the West Bank and Gaza on a fact-finding mission will make public Thursday, their report and recommendations from the mission.

Richard Nadeau, MP Gatineau (BQ) and Libby Davies, MP Vancouver East (NDP), travelled to the Middle East: Jordan and Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza) from August 7 – 14, 2009 to assess the humanitarian situation. They presented their findings to the Canada-Palestine Parliamentary Association today.

Mr. Nadeau and Ms. Davies will hold a press conference detailing the report on Thursday, November 26th at 11:30 am in the Charles Lynch Press Room, 130 S Centre Block, Parliament Hill.

Diplomatic representatives from Palestine and Egypt as well as representatives from Code Pink, Independent Jewish Voices, and Oxfam International will be present and available for independent comment.