Purpose of the group

To establish a forum for Palestinians living in Scotland. 

To promote a solution for the Palestinian people recognising the justice of their cause and the need for the Israeli and Palestinian leadership to adhere to UN resolutions and International Law.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Amanda Gordon –Secretary

Phil Chetwynd – Treasurer

Maureen Jack

Amy McNeese-Mechan

Wael Shawish

Rehan Ahmed Raza

Zahir Haider

Hala George

Mike Orr

Anne Alden

Pat Bryden

Anna Sardesai

Phil Lucas

David Beamish

Carol Morton

Allan Gordon

Colin Cooper

Jan Benvie

Evelyn McGregor

Azzam Mohamad

Vicky McGraw

Charles McGraw

Jon Pullman 

Monica Spooner

Roger Spooner

Mike Whitehead

Jock McDougal

Susan Moffat

Eurig Scandrett

Wilma Malik

Jim Malone

Douglas Brook

John Badenhorst

Andy Murray

Phil Chetwynd

Dr. Graham Watt

Liz Elkind

Frank Thomas

Dorothy Thomas

Peter McDade 

Roz Currie

Karen Bett

Asif Dean

Sandra Burt

Josephine Doorley

Lars Petersson

Peter MacDonald

Sofiah MacLeod

Nadia El-Nakla

Anita Shanley

Denis Rutovitz

Kate Aspinwall

Khaled Khalil

Tony Grahame

Husam Freikh

Riyadh Almasharqal

Mohammed Elhams

Jane Schonveld

Kathleen Gibb

Alison Waugh

Mark Calder

Emman El-Bahnassay

Philippa Bonnella

Florence Germain

Tom Burnham

Shirley Melvin

Sandra Horne

Mike Mineter

Susan McGill


Al Khair Foundation

Christian Peacemaker Teams

Church of Scotland

Dundee Nablus Twinning Association

Edinburgh Direct Aid

Embrace the Middle East

Fife Arab Society

Free Gaza Scotland

Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Area (FONSA)

Friends of Al Aqsa



Scottish Friends of Palestine

Scottish Palestinian Forum

Scottish Jews for a Just Peace

The Antonine Friendship Link

United Nations Association Edinburgh Branch

Women in Black

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Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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