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Martin Linton


Linton is a British Labour Party politician, who was the Member of Parliament for Battersea from 1997 to 2010. Prior to becoming an MP he was a journalist for the Guardian from 1981–97.

Just as the Tory government is inspired by US anti-BDS laws, Americans resisting them should motivate the Palestine solidarity movement in the UK to undermine the repression set to be announced in the Queen's Speech, writes Martin Linton.

03 May, 2022

Home Secretary Priti Patel has a history of meddling in the UK's Israel/Palestine affairs, most recently spearheading the designation of Hamas as a terror group in a move that will only undermine any reconciliation efforts, writes Martin Linton.

23 December, 2021

Comment: Israel is to destroy an Israeli Arab village in the Negev and replace it with a Jewish one. Expect nothing but silence from the international community, says Martin Linton.

13 May, 2015

Comment: The British prime minister once described Gaza as a "giant open prison". He has since become a born-again Likudnik, says Martin Linton.

04 May, 2015

Comment: The Scottish parliament is soon to debate recognition of Palestine. But the real question is, what pressure will be brought to bear on Israel.

16 April, 2015