Palestinian ambassador calls for SNP “urgent clarification” on MSP’s Nakba stance

Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian Mission to the UK, has urged the SNP to provide “urgent clarification” over the stance of one of the party’s MSP’s, who claimed that the Nakba, the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948, was a “self-inflicted tragedy”. Zomlot said the claim made by Richard Lyle, deputy convener of the Scottish […]

Husam Zomlot, head of the Palestinian Mission to the UK, has urged the SNP to provide “urgent clarification” over the stance of one of the party’s MSP’s, who claimed that the Nakba, the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948, was a “self-inflicted tragedy”. Zomlot said the claim made by Richard Lyle, deputy convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Building Bridges With Israel group, had “insulted an entire nation”. (The National)