US: Progressive groups urge Congress to demand probe into Shireen Abu Akleh killing

July 26, 2023
Middle East Eye

..."The United States has a moral and legal obligation to ensure that its military funding is not used to support actions that violate international humanitarian or human rights law," said the letter, which was organised by the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), Americans for Justice in Palestine Action, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Democracy for the Arab World Now.

"We call upon Congress to pass Representative Carson’s Justice for Shireen Act to require necessary reporting into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing, and urge Congress and the Biden administration to take immediate steps to ensure that US military funding to the Israeli government does not support human rights abuses against Palestinians." ...

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July 26, 2023