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# occupied-territories-bill - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans

Israel’s plan to redraw the map has come under fierce international criticism.

# occupied-territories-bill - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation

The Occupied Territories Bill was dropped from the programme for government at the behest of Fine Gael.

# occupied-territories-bill - Monday 15 June, 2020

Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government

Fine Gael and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have repeatedly outlined their opposition to the Bill.

# occupied-territories-bill - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

# occupied-territories-bill - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain

The government lost by 75 votes to 45 votes, with three abstentions.

# occupied-territories-bill - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF

Government is likely to lose vote over legislation that would prohibit the purchase of goods or services produced in all settlements deemed illegal.

# occupied-territories-bill - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# occupied-territories-bill - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'

Yesterday, the Taoiseach asked why the Sinn Féin leader was not in the chamber.

# occupied-territories-bill - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill

The proposed legislation is due before the Dáil in the new year.

# occupied-territories-bill - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# occupied-territories-bill - Friday 20 July, 2018

'A major problem': Independent Alliance to decide on free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill in the autumn

The proposed legislation passed in the Seanad last week after opposition parties joined forces.

# occupied-territories-bill - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# occupied-territories-bill - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.