Posts Tagged “Betty McCollum”

McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces legislation to protect Palestinian children Congresswoman Betty McCollum of Minnesota introduces Historic Legislation: Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), released the following statement today after introducing the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military…

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

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McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments

McCollum praises passage of stimulus payments As 2020 ends, Congress has passed – and the president finally signed – a massive $2 trillion bill that combined an emergency COVID relief package along with an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the federal government for Fiscal Year 2021. While this funding is absolutely necessary, the refusal of Senate Republicans…

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Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands

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Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands

Congresswoman McCollum slams illegal Trump-Israeli annexation of Palestinian lands Congresswoman Betty McCollum urges Democrats in Congress to Reject Illegal Israeli-Trump Annexation of Palestinian Lands To Promote Middle East Peace and Security. Slams Secretary of State Michael Pompeo for visiting an illegal racist Israeli settlement in Israel Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) issued the following statement today…

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Ray Hanania rips through the news on his Radio Show

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Ray Hanania rips through the news on his Radio Show

Ray Hanania rips through the news on his Radio Show Radio Host Ray Hanania talks to listeners on his Detroit radio show “The Arab street” on Friday August 14, 2020 discussing the Beirut explosion, the “differences” between President Trump and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and the Israeli occupation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

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ANERA Hosts annual banquet Oct. 11, 2019

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ANERA Hosts annual banquet Oct. 11, 2019

ANERA Hosts annual banquet Oct. 11, 2019 Anera’s Dinner Host Committee is proud to announce its annual fundraiser dinner on Oct. 11, 2019 featuring the following honorees and guests: H.E. Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Embassy of the State of Kuwait;  H.E. Hunaina Sultan Al-Mughairy, the Sultanate of Oman; H.E. Dina Kawar, Embassy of the Kingdom…

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

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McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation

McCollum introduces civil rights legislation protecting Palestinian children under Israeli occupation Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) has introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, H.R. 2407 — amending a provision of the Foreign Assistance Act known as the “Leahy Law” to prohibit funding for the military detention of children in any…

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in regards to her bill, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391. Video of Congresswoman McCollum’s remarks can be seen here. Congresswoman McCollum’s full remarks are below: Mr. Speaker,…

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Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children

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Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children

Congresswoman McCollum urges end to Israeli abuses of children Congresswoman Betty McCollum met with leaders of the American Muslims for Palestine to reiterate her support of legislation to promote Palestinian rights and force Israel to end its abuse of Palestinian children. McCollum, a Democrat from Minnesota, is the sponsor of House Resolution 4391 which prevents…

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL Congressman Luis Gutierrez will be honored by leaders and activists on Monday March 12, 2018 for his leadership in calling on Israel to end its policies of imprisoning and detaining children. Gutierrez, who has represented the Illinois 4th Congressional District since January 1993, has…

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

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McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children

McCollum introduces bill to protect Palestinian children U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) today introduced legislation— the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act — to prevent United States tax dollars from supporting the Israeli military’s ongoing detention and mistreatment of Palestinian children. The full text of the bill can be found here. An estimated…

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