Posts Tagged “Palestinian children”

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 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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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

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Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs

Peace Now advocates film on Palestinian children healthcare needs Americans for Peace Now is urging the public to help support a documentary that details how Palestinian doctors are receiving support from Israeli doctors to provide health care, especially for children with heart ailments. A Crowdfunding campaign has been launched to complete the film which has…

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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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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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Baltimore United Church of Christ votes to support Palestinian children in Israeli jails​

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Baltimore United Church of Christ votes to support Palestinian children in Israeli jails​

Baltimore United Church of Christ votes to support Palestinian children in Israeli jails​ Delegates at the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ in Baltimore, Maryland, voted overwhelmingly on Sunday night – 79% yes, 13% no, 9% abstain – in favor of a resolution which calls on the State of Israel to guarantee…

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