Misinformation is driving a push to punish individuals and companies that participate in the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement toward Israel and/or those companies profiting from Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian land.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and 10 House members have asked the Obama administration to investigate claims that the Israeli and Egyptian security forces have committed “gross violations of human rights” — allegations that infuriated Israel's leader, but, if proven true, could affect U.S. military aid to the countries.
A lawsuit filed last week seeks to halt a $15 billion sale of armored vehicles to the government of Saudi Arabia, part of a growing international movement to stop arms sales to the Saudi government over its alleged war crimes in Yemen.
AFSC's Natalie Holbrook weighs in on how Michigan can address overcrowding in the Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility by expanding alternatives to incarceration for people charged with drug crimes.
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