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FCNL in the News 34 House Dems condemn Israeli charges against Issa Amro — follower of civil rights movement and Gandhi 

Coverage in Mondoweiss lauds the two letters as, "yet another sign that the Democratic left is determined to stand up for Palestinian human rights," and describes Issa Amro as, "the courageous and non-violent leader of protest actions in occupied Hebron."

Letter 35 Reps Stand Up for Palestinian Human Rights 

In a milestone for congressional work on supporting Palestinian human rights, 35 representatives signed letters to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sharply critical of Israeli charges against Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro.

Background Why the Paris Decision Matters, No Matter What Issue You Care About  

On June 1, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United Stated from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Paris Agreement.

Action Alert Stand up for Peaceful Protest in Palestine 

Call on your Representative to defend Issa Amro

For over a decade, Palestinian activist Issa Amro and his organization Youth Against Settlements have used nonviolent resistance to peacefully challenge the Israeli occupation in his hometown of Hebron. He now faces politically motivated charges designed to shut down his calls for Palestinian freedom and an end to occupation. Call now to stand with Issa!

Press Release 47 Senators Say No to Weapons of Mass Starvation 

47 Senators voting against Saudi bomb sale sends clear message that Yemen war must end

FCNL applauds the 47 senators who voted today to block the sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia. The growing Senate opposition to this sale sends a strong signal that U.S. backing for the Saudi-led coalition’s indiscriminate killing of civilians and de-facto blockade in Yemen must end.

FCNL in the News A Call to End U.S. Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia 

FCNL Lobbyist Kate Gould describes the vote on blocking bombs to Saudi Arabia as "one of the most consequential war-and-peace votes to go through Congress this year" in an interview with Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio in LobeLog.

Background Yemen War Emboldens Extremists 

The U.S.-backed Saudi war in Yemen is aiding AQAP and emboldening Iran

Who benefits from unconditional U.S. arms to Saudi Arabia? Experts caution that the U.S. approach to the Yemen war has given AQAP weapons flows, military support, and fodder for extremism, while emboldening Iran by driving rebel factions under Iranian control.

Letter NGO Letter: Block Bombs to Saudi Arabia 

Yemenis are threatened by U.S.-supplied bombs

A letter signed by FCNL and 40 other organizations emphasizes the danger to Yemenis posed by a bomb sale, and the urgency of voting to block it.

FCNL in the News Human Rights Groups Urge Senate To Block Trump’s Saudi Arms Deal 

The Huffington Post reports on a congressional letter signed by FCNL, Oxfam, the Center for Civilians in Conflict, CREDO, the Yemen Peace Project and more than 30 other organizations.

Action Alert Tell Congress: Block Weapons of Mass Starvation 

Write an LTE to block a bomb sale to Saudi Arabia

Your voice matters to urge your senators to vote against this arms deal to Saudi Arabia – and against U.S.-backed atrocities in Yemen.

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