Betty McCollum continues to rally support for bill that would stop US aid to Israel from being used in abuses of Palestinian minors.
By Ali Harb | Middle East Eye | Nov 20, 2019
‘Children are being used as pawns to get their parents and those fighting for the liberation of the Palestinian people. But it’s also a means for conditioning these children to believe that they are not worthy of respect, that they are less-then, that they are not entitled to basic human rights.’
— Reverend Aundreia Alexander, associate general secretary for action and advocacy at the National Council of Churches
The Israeli army’s mistreatment of Palestinian children is “completely preventable,” a United States congresswoman said, as she urged other lawmakers to support a bill that would prevent American military aid to Israel from being used to abuse Palestinian minors.
“The Israeli system of military detention of Palestinian children…
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