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Sinn Féin supports Occupied Territories Bill – Seán Crowe TD

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has detailed Sinn Féin’s continued support for the Occupied Territories Bill. The Bill, which seeks to prohibit the import and sale of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories, was introduced by Senator Francis Black and was moved at second stage […]

Crowe condemns new Israeli legislation calling it racist and apartheid

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the controversial new ‘Jewish nation-state’ law passed by the Israeli Parliament on Thursday, calling it racist and apartheid legislation. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “This new legislation is racist and sectarian and will lead to blatant discrimination against Palestinians and Arabs. “The law demotes the […]

Crowe calls for Irish Government to protest against mass murder of Palestinians

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has called on the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs to strongly protest Israel’s mass murder of Palestinian civilians today in Gaza by expelling Israeli diplomats from Ireland. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The brutality of the Israeli Army has once again been laid bare for the world to […]

Irish Government must protest Israeli attempts to block Dublin’s Mayor visiting Palestine – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has called on the Irish Government to protest Israel’s failed attempts to block Ardmhéara Bhaile Átha Cliath, Mícheál MacDonncha, from visiting Ramallah in occupied Palestine to speak at a conference on the status of Jersualem. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Ardmhéara MacDonncha was travelling to Ramallah in […]

Crowe condemns US decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the US Government’s reckless decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to begin establishing a US Embassy there. Israel’s claim that Jerusalem is the ‘complete and united’ capital of Israel is in violation of numerous international laws. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I want […]

Crowe welcomes agreement to end Palestinian hunger strike

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has welcome an agreement struck between hundreds of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli jails and the Israeli authorities to end the hunger strike which lasted 40 days. Deputy Crowe said: “I want to welcome this important agreement that has ended this hunger strike without any further loss […]

Crowe fears more Palestinian hunger strikers could die

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has stated his deep concern for the health and well-being of the over 1,600 Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli jails after one young man died  on hunger strike. Speaking after he raised the hunger strike and the death in the Dáil, Deputy Crowe said: “I […]

Crowe sends solidarity to Palestinian prisoners

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has sent his solidarity to the over 1,000 Palestinians prisoners on hunger strike and called on the Israeli authorities to urgently abide by their just demands. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Some 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently on hunger strike. They are protesting against […]

Crowe challenges the Taoiseach on international issues in Dáil debate

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has called for the Irish Government to ramp up its response to Brexit in advance of Article 50 being triggered by the British Government on 29 March. Crowe was speaking in the Dáil during Post European Council statements when he also raised the case of Ibrahim […]