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Urge Congress to Stop Cuts to Humanitarian Programs
World  (tags: Middle East, Yemen, war, violence, children, suffering, human rights, humanitarian disasters, charity, foreign aid, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
At just 3 years, "Saeed" lives in an abandoned gas station in Syria with his family. After fleeing violence, his family returned to find their home destroyed. Saeed and his family are among the 5.6 million people inside Syria in need of humanitarian aid.
End U.S. Support of Bombings in Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, suffering, Middle East, humanitarian disasters, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The time to act is now - millions of lives are at risk from famine and preventable diseases. Support the bipartisan resolution from Senators Sanders, Lee, and Murphy to end this now.
Stop Bombing People in Eastern Ghouta
World  (tags: war, violence, death, Middle East, petitions )

- 10 days ago -
The Syrian Government, backed by Russia, is bombing its own people in Eastern Ghouta. Scores of people have been killed and hundreds injured in the past month.
Tell Congress: Debate and Vote on Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, Middle East, petitions )

- 10 days ago -
It is past time for Congress to exercise its constitutional authority on matters of war, and that if the US is going to participate in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, there must be a debate and a vote. Otherwise, our involvement is unauthorized.
Israel Plans a New War in Syria - But Not for the Reasons It Claims
World  (tags: Middle East, war, violence )

- 13 days ago -
Israel has been laying the political groundwork for a military escalation in Syria since mid-2017. That's when Israeli officials began to repeat two interlinked political themes.
Call on Airlines to Stop Supporting Israel's Cruel Deportation of African Asylum Seekers
World  (tags: Middle East, refugees, imprisonment, human rights, petitions )

- 13 days ago -
Tens of thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers are facing an impossible choice in Israel: deportation to a country where their lives will be in danger or indefinite imprisonment. No one should have to make that choice.
Tell the Senate to Invoke the War Powers Act
World  (tags: war, violence, killing, Middle East, laws, petitions )

- 15 days ago -
We have a real shot of ending US complicity in the Saudi-led war on Yemen. We can save millions of lives.
Israel: Don't Bulldoze Jaffa's Last Muslim Cemetery!
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, human rights, graveyards, petitions )

- 15 days ago -
Israel's high court endorsed the sale of half of the cemetery to an Israeli investment company in 2008 and after years of legal wrangling upheld the sale again in January.
Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Damages Peace, Says Arab League
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, Palestine, foreign relations )

- 20 days ago -
Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit said the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem on the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian exodus, the Nakba, is likely going to undermine the last chance of peace and coexistence in Israel.
McCollum Introduces Legislation to Promote Human Rights for Palestinian Children
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, civil rights, Palestine, Israel, bills )

- 36 days ago -
Congresswoman Betty McCollum introduced the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391 to prevent US tax dollars from supporting the Israeli militaryâEUR(TM)s detention and mistreatment of children.
Support Palestine in DC 2018: Sunday, March 4
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, demonstrations, protests )

- 36 days ago -
#SupportPalestineInDC2018 Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 p.m. at the White House
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Middle East, occupations, activists, resistance, petitions )

- 54 days ago -
On 19 December, Ahed was arrested during a night raid of her home by Israeli soldiers. Since then, she has endured aggressive interrogation, sometimes at night, and threats made against her family.
Here's Why U.S. Plan to Name Jerusalem as Israel's Capital Is Raising Tension
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, Palestine, provocation, foreign policy, foreign relations )

- 97 days ago -
U.S. officials have confirmed that President Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel. The U.S. will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a decision that breaks with decades of Washington policy.
Tens of Thousands of Israelis Protest Against Netanyahu, Corruption
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, protests, demonstrations, activism )

- 104 days ago -
The demonstration was by far the largest of weekly anti-corruption protests sparked by corruption allegations against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing.
Stand With Turkey's LGBT Community
World  (tags: Middle East, gay rights, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, discrimination, petitions )

- 112 days ago -
Turkey just banned all public LGBT events in the capital city, claiming that they would "provoke hatred and hostility." This blatant censorship is just SICKENING.

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