Image of protesters supporting the BDS movement outside Downing Street during Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the UK on September 9 2016Street during Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the UK on September 9 2016

A new, Parliament-hosted petition is urging an official inquiry into the activities of the Israeli embassy and its lobbying efforts in Westminster.

The petition, titled ‘Inquiry into Israel influencing British political democracy’, has attracted more than 1,000 signatures in its first 24 hours online.

The petition follows “the revelation made by Al-Jazeera that a senior political officer at the UK’s Israeli Embassy talked of bringing down a UK Minister, other MPs, and influenced the setting up of groups within the Conservative and Labour Party, which are of serious concern.”

The text continues: “These actions of an employee of a foreign Embassy demonstrate major external interference into British domestic politics, which is a serious national security issue.”

The petition states that “it is therefore important that MPs openly debate the issue. We the undersigned urge the government to investigate this issue further, and prioritise this petition for a debate in parliament on receipt of the required signatories.”

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Imagine if Zionists decided on Argentina instead of Palestine (Fun fact: Argentina was actually considered by Zionists, along with Uganda.) and then expelled thousands of indigenous Argentinians when establishing the Jewish state, and then said “What the hell are you complaining about? There’s tons of other Spanish countries you can move to. Let Jews have this one country for ourselves so we can be safe.” And that’s how stupid Zionists sound when they say that Palestinians can/should just go to “any of the many Arab countries”, because Arab countries aren’t interchangeable any more than Spanish speaking Latin American countries are. Iraqis aren’t interchangeable with Jordanians just like Peruvians aren’t interchangeable with Chileans.