International community have responsibility to support Palestinian people - Sheehan
Sinn Féin MLA Pat Sheehan will travel to the Middle East to show Sinn Féin's ongoing support for the Palestinian people.
Mr Sheehan said;
"I will be travelling to the Middle East to meet with a range of groups over the coming days to show Sinn Féin's continuing support for the people of Palestine.
"During my visit I will meet with the Palestinian minister of education, as well as other Palestinian representatives.
"I will also be meeting with Israeli representatives to challenge them over the oppression of the Palestinian people and the the continued illegal expansion of settlements.
"I will also be calling for the release of Palestinian hunger striker Bilal Kayed.
"The international community has a responsibility to challenge Israel and to support the concerns of the Palestinian people.
"Inclusive dialogue between Israel and Palestine is key to resolving the conflict in the region."