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MILITARY AID TO ISRAEL
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, human rights violations, waste of taxpayer money )

Freya
- 5 days ago - uscpr.org
US taxpayers will give Israel a total of $38 billion of weapons over 2019-2028. Israel uses these weapons, in violation of US laws, to commit human rights abuses against Palestinians living under its brutal occupation of the West Bank.
Stop Trump's Illegal Strikes on Syria
World  (tags: war, violence, death, slaughter of civilians, international relations, petitions, Middle East )

Freya
- 10 days ago - act.democracyforamerica.com
This is an extremely dangerous decision sure to unleash even more chaos in the region. Trump is sending missiles into densely-populated areas like Damascus, and while the smoke is still clearing, reports of possible civilian casualties are surfacing.
Gazans Pitch Tents on Israel Border Ahead of Mass Protests
World  (tags: Middle East, human rights, demonstrations, protests, Israel, Palestine )

Freya
- 25 days ago - alaraby.co.uk
Palestinians in Gaza pitched tents near the volatile border with Israel on Thursday ahead of a six-week protest camp. The exceptional protest is dubbed "The Great March of Return" and has the backing of the Gaza Strip's Islamist rulers Hamas.
Iraq: Stop Letting Rapists Go Free
World  (tags: Middle East, Iraq, women, human rights, civil rights, sexual assault, petitions )

Freya
- 25 days ago - action.equalitynow.org
Marry-your-rapist exemption, polygamy, child marriage. There is a disturbing pattern in Iraq in the last few months and years, with Parliamentarians proposing and backing laws that encourage violence and discrimination against women and girls.
Tell the U.S Senate: No War in Yemen
World  (tags: war, Middle East, violence, killing, activism, phone calls )

Freya
- 35 days ago - act.credoaction.com
For nearly 3 years the US has quietly assisted Saudi Arabia in its war in Yemen. Sanders introduced a resolution to end US support for this war and if Democrats hold the line, it will pass. Will you call senators who are still on the fence?
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 )

Freya
- 39 days ago - savethechildrenactionnetwork.org
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 )

Freya
- 39 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
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 )

Freya
- 48 days ago - amnesty.org.au
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 )

Freya
- 49 days ago - go.berniesanders.com
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 )

Freya
- 51 days ago - truth-out.org
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 )

Freya
- 51 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
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 )

Freya
- 53 days ago - codepink.org
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 )

Freya
- 53 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Freya
- 58 days ago - english.wafa.ps
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 )

Freya
- 74 days ago - mccollum.house.gov
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.
 

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