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International campaign welcomes British governmentEoACAOs denunciation of Israeli siege.

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 -- The Committee on Foreign Relations in the British House of Commons Noun 1. British House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
House of Commons

house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"

British Parliament - the British legislative body
 condemned the continued imposition of the blockade on the Gaza Strip and the denial of access to humanitarian aid. The Gaza Strip has been under Israeli siege for three years and is in severe need of reconstruction materials that are banned. The British House said earlier this week that the "voice of conscience cannot ignore the tragedy that is growing for a million and a half people."The Brussels-based European Campaign to Lift the Siege on Gaza issued a welcoming statement today of the decision writing, "The statements made in the British parliamentary report are important steps in the right directionC*practical and urgent action is required to lift the unjust siege continuing for the fourth consecutive year."The British position is considered an explicit agreement that Israeli forces committed war crimes in Gaza during the major attacks of late December and January.The British Foreign Affairs Committee See also United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

The Foreign Affairs Committee is one of many Select Committees of the British House of Commons, which scrutinises the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
 membership includes MPs from all political parties represented in the House of Commons House of Commons: see Parliament. , and is in the position to use considerable influence to invoke international law.

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Date:Jul 26, 2009
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