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Support Jim McDermott and Keith
Letter to President Obama About
the Israeli Blockade of Gaza
We are approaching the one-year anniversary of
Israel's three-week assault on the occupied Gaza Strip, which reportedly
killed more than 1,400 Palestinians, injured and displaced thousands more,
and caused billions of dollars of damage to Palestinian civilian
Before Congress goes on its winter recess,
scheduled for Friday, December 18, Representatives Jim McDermott and Keith
Ellison are seeking signatures on a "Dear Colleague" letter to President
Obama. This letter states that Israel's blockade of Gaza is a "de facto
collective punishment" leading to the "unabated suffering of Gazan
Click here to read letter.
Representatives Jim Moran and Bob
Inglis are seeking signatures on a "Dear Colleague" letter to Secretary of
State Clinton, urging her to "press the Israeli government to end the ban
on students travel from Gaza to the West Bank".
here to read letter.
Please Call today and ask your
Representative to sign the McDermott/Ellison "Support Improvements in Gaza
Humanitarian Conditions" letter, and the Moran/Inglis "Support Higher
Education Opportunities for Gazan Students in the West Bank" letter.
Call the House switchboard at 202-224-3121 and ask to be transferred to
your Representative, or find out who your Member of Congress is by
Please ask your Representative to sign these two "Dear Colleague" letters
in support of the human rights of the Palestinian people.
letters will close for signatures this week, so please call now.
Find out who your Member of Congress is by
While supporting these letters, it is also important to continue to
advocate for an end to Israel's blockade of the occupied Gaza Strip, an
illegal act of collective punishment.
Don't forget to call TODAY
and ask your Representative to sign these two "Dear Colleague" letters.