Tags: human rights violations

I created the Leahy law. It should be applied to Israel.

The Leahy law has been applied to many countries. Secretaries of state and defense of both political parties have affirmed its importance as an effective tool to shield the US from involvement in horrific crimes. But since the law was passed, not a single Israeli security force unit has been deemed ineligible for U.S. aid, despite repeated, credible reports of gross violations of human rights…

United Methodist Church votes to divest from Israel bonds

In the first such divestment action by a major Christian denomination, the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has voted to divest from Israel bonds, and those of other countries carrying out prolonged military occupations.