Faith leaders support HR 4391: The Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act

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(photo: No Way to Treat a Child / Facebook)
Please ask your Members of Congress to do the same.

Children under the age of 18 comprise nearly fifty percent of the population of the occupied Palestinian territory. The prospect for peace depends on their ability to thrive without fear of mistreatment at the hands of the Israeli military.

Sep 12, 2018

Dear Representative,

We are writing to express our gratitude for your leadership in co-sponsoring HR. 4391, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act. This legislation, as you know, seeks to ensure US aid to Israel is not used to mistreat Palestinian youth in the Israeli military detention system.

Our faith commitments call us to pay particular attention to the rights of the vulnerable, including children. We are encouraged by this legislation, and hopeful it will ensure the United States is not supporting the continued trauma inflicted on Palestinian youth entangled in the Israeli military detention system. Continue reading “Faith leaders support HR 4391: The Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act”