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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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"