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Imposing Conditions for Israel to Enter U.S. Visa Waiver Program is a Step in The Right Direction But Still Fall Short

Reports about negotiations suggest Palestinian-Americans could still face discrimination at Israeli checkpoints, with access to Gaza remains uncertain January 23, 2023 – Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today issued a joint statement warning that the terms reportedly being negotiated between the U.S. and Israel for…

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Secretary Blinken Misses the Mark with Out-of-Touch Comments on Palestine and Israel

Yesterday, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke at the J Street National Conference. His speech failed to address the central factor driving “conflict” and violence in Palestine and Israel, namely U.S. complicity in Israel’s illegal occupation and apartheid. Blinken boasted of the unprecedented levels of U.S. military funding for Israel under President Biden, ignoring the…

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FBI Investigation into Murder of Shireen Proves that Our Pressure Works

Americans for Justice in Palestine (AJP Action) welcomes the U.S. Justice Department’s announcement that the FBI will be conducting an independent investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli military. AJP Action, along with our partners and supporters, has spent considerable energy in recent months lobbying Congress and the State…

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What the Midterm Elections Mean for Us

While the counting of votes in this election is ongoing, the “red wave” predicted by pollsters didn’t materialize, & the fight between Republicans & Democrats for control of Congress remains competitive. Here are some key takeaways that deserve your attention: 1. Summer Lee, who expressed support for Palestinian human rights & is the FIRST Black…

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Israeli President in DC this week: Sign petition demanding accountability

This week, President Biden is welcoming the chief representative of Israeli apartheid to Washington. President Isaac Herzog of apartheid Israel is set to visit on Wednesday, October 26. While visits from officials representing apartheid governments should be unacceptable and further US complicity in Israeli apartheid, there is an opportunity for the Biden administration to meet…

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Recapping Our Biggest and Most Impactful Palestine Advocacy Days to Date

In February of this year, polling from Gallup found that a record 26 percent of Americans sympathize with Palestinians over their Israeli oppressors—a 10-point increase over the 16 percent of Americans that sympathized with the Palestinians in 2001. The increase has been even sharper among Democrats. Today, 38 percent report feeling more sympathy for the Palestinians, more…

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AJP Action Responds to Smears Targeting Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - Washington, D.C. - During her appearance at our plenary, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made an accurate moral statement that one cannot simultaneously claim to hold progressive values and support Israel’s apartheid government. This is because Israel’s apartheid government is actively committing war crimes and crimes against humanity against the Palestinian people,…

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AJP Action’s Gaza response

Since the beginning of August, Israel has continued to showcase its systematic discriminatory practices resulting in the harassment and denial of entry for countless Americans of particular ethnic and religious backgrounds. In its most recent bloodshed in Gaza, which resulted in Israel killing forty-five Palestinians, including sixteen children, and injuring 350, the apartheid state's willingness…

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Virtual Palestine Advocacy Days 2022

What is VPAD? Since 2015, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) has organized an annual Palestine Advocacy Day and Training weekend to educate students, community activists, and organizers - young and old - on civic engagement and policy work exclusively on the issue of Palestine. As of 2021, Palestine Advocacy Day was handed off to Americans…

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Understanding the defeat of Congressional candidates who support the Palestinian rights

By Osama Abu Irshaid The results of recent Democratic Party primaries have shown the defeat of a number of congressional candidates who either support Palestinian rights or who at least stop short of advocating for blind and unconditional support for Israeli government policies. Three important figures among them are Representative Marie Newman of Illinois’…

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Israel is bombing Gaza

The Biden Administration must stop supporting Israel’s crimes Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) condemns Israel’s raids on civilian areas in Gaza City today which have killed several Palestinians already, including a 5-year-old girl, and injured dozens more. Israel has a long history of committing war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza, including…

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AJP Action demands real accountability for murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

President Biden Must Hold Israel Accountable for Killing a Palestinian-American Journalist Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action) is dismayed by the irresponsible statement released by the Biden administration on Israel’s killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was an American citizen. In the face of overwhelming evidence that an Israeli military sniper deliberately…

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