Tlaib, Ocasio-Cortez and others sign letter amid calls on Israel to cease annexation of West Bank

July 1, 2020
Arab American News

...“We write to you to express our deep concern over the planned annexation of occupied Palestinian territory by the government of Israel,” says the letter signed by Tlaib. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said annexation could begin as early as July 1, 2020. 

“Should the Israeli government move forward with these plans, they would actively harm prospects for a future in which all Israelis and Palestinians can live with full equality, human rights and dignity, and would lay the groundwork for Israel becoming an apartheid state, as your predecessor John Kerry warned in 2014.”


The letter is also supported by American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), Jewish Voice for Peace Action, Center for Constitutional Rights, Defense for Children International Palestine and other organizations. ...

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