Council for Arab-British Understanding

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"Shortly after the end of the 1967 war, a group of distinguished politicians, journalists, academics and others with an interest in the Arab World gathered on the terrace of the House of Commons. Their aim was to address the lack of a clear voice in British politics that valued relations with the Arab world and was prepared to stand up for Arab and Palestinian rights. Caabu was born.

"This was no easy task. Members of Parliament, such as Ian Gilmour, David Watkins, and Sir Dennis Walters, were continuously harassed and barracked in the House of Commons for daring to speak out about Palestinian rights. " [1]

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Accessed March 2015: [2]



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  1. Council for Arab-British Understanding History, organizational web page, accessed March 22, 2015.
  2. Council for Arab-British Understanding Patron, organizational web page, accessed March 22, 2015.