Palestine’s UK envoy praises English club for flag gesture

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Palestine’s ambassador to the UK, Husam Zomlot praised the chairman of an English football club after it flew Palestine’s national flag during a match at its stadium. Dale Vince, who presides over League Two team Forest Green Rovers FC, said the flag was raised in solidarity with the Palestinian people and compared the violence and occupation faced by Palestinians to the current plight of Ukrainians. In response to the gesture, Zomlot sent an acknowledgment letter to the Gloucestershire-based club, and even invited the team to visit occupied Palestine. I extend our heartfelt appreciation for y…

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