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Delegation to Palestine/Israel: INCARCERATION, DETENTION, & POLITICAL PRISONERS

Dome of the Rock
Photo: AFSC / Lucy Duncan
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00am to Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:00am

This delegation will explore Palestinian and Israeli efforts to achieve peace with justice. This specific delegation will include meetings that delve deeper into the issues of detention and incarceration, the Israeli military court system, and political prisoners - including meetings with organizations like Addameer, Defense for Children International Palestine, and New Profile. The delegation will also feature meetings with Palestinian and Israeli leaders of civil society groups, grassroots organizers, religious leaders and more.

19 US Representatives Call for Protecting Palestinian Children's Rights

No Way to Treat a Child logo

In an unprecedented show of concern about Palestinian children, 19 members of Congress signed a letter to Secretary of State Kerry urging the US administration to prioritize children’s human rights in its bilateral relationship with Israel. Initiated by Rep Betty McCollum (D,Minn), the letter was a companion action to a June 2 Capitol Hill briefing about Palestinian children in military detention.

44 organizations call on Israel to stop forcible transfer plans

Shelters in a West Bank Palestinian Bedouin community.

Shelters in a West Bank Palestinian Bedouin community. 

 

Photo: AFSC

On 11 September 2014, AFSC joined 43 other Palestinian, Israeli, and international organizations in urgently calling on world leaders to stop Israeli plans to forcibly transfer thousands of Palestinian Bedouins out of their communities in the central part of the occupied West Bank and into a designated township.

 

National Day of Action to End the Assault on Gaza and to Lift the Gaza Blockade

Al- Dula Home - A child stands amid the rubble of the destroyed Al Dalu family home, Gaza City December 3, 2012. Ten members of the Al Dalu family were killed, as well as two neighbors, by an Israeli air strike on their three-story home on November 18, 2012. Four of those killed were children, and four were women.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:55am

This Thursday, July 24, join AFSC and more than 50 other groups in protesting the ongoing attack on Gaza by writing to your government representatives and President Obama, organizing community actions, or otherwise making your voice heard.  

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