Tell Congress to Ban Israel from Abusing Human Rights with U.S. Dollars

H.R.2590 would prohibit Israel from using U.S. taxpayer dollars in the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem for:

  • the military detention, abuse, or ill-treatment of Palestinian children in Israeli military detention;
  • the seizure and destruction of Palestinian property and homes in violation of international humanitarian law; or,
  • Israel’s unilateral annexation of Palestinian territory in violation of international humanitarian law. More information here.

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THANK YOU to these Congress Members already cosponsoring the bill: Betty McCollum MN-4, Bobby Rush IL-1, Danny Davis IL-7, Andre Carson IN-7, Marie Newman IL-3, Ilhan Omar MN-5, Mark Pocan WI-2, Raul Grijalva AZ-3, Rashida Tlaib MI-13, Ayanna Pressley MA-7, Cori Bush MO-1, Jamaal Bowman NY-16, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez NY-14, Jesus Garcia IL-4, Eddie Bernice Johnson TX-30, Pramila Jayapal WA-7, Earl Blumenauer OR-3, Eleanor Holmes Norton DC, Dwight Evans PA-3, Jared Huffman CA-2, Bonnie Watson Coleman NJ-12, Chellie Pingree ME-1, Peter Welch VT, Judy Chu CA-27, Donald Payne NJ-10, Lisa Blunt Rochester DE, Mark DeSaulnier CA-11, Jackie Speier CA-14, Jerry McNerney CA-9, Donald Beyer VA-8, Stephen Lynch MA-8.

Background:
>> H.R.2590
>> Defense for Children International - Palestine
>> Friends of Sabeel North America: A Christian Voice for Palestine: "Support Rep. McCollum’s Bill H.R. 2590 to Protect Palestinians"
>> HaMoked Center for the Defence of the Individual: "Under Cover of Darkness: Night Arrests of Palestinian Minors by Israeli Security Forces in the West Bank"
>> Human Rights Watch: "Abusive Israeli Policies Constitute Crimes of Apartheid, Persecution"
>> The Guardian: "U.S. Seen as Bigger Threat to Democracy than Russia or China, Global Poll Finds"
>> World BEYOND War: "Mapping U.S. Military 'Aid' Received"