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JVP-Health Advisory Council Statement of Concern About Conditions for Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike

The following is a statement from the JVP Health Advisory Council, a network of JVP members who work in health, including physicians, nurses, mental health workers, social workers, public health workers, allied health professionals,…

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We stand with Omar Barghouti against the silencing of dissent

Omar Barghouti is a prominent Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the BDS movement. The BDS movement originated in a call from a coalition of Palestinian civil society organizations for the world to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel until Palestinians have freedom and equal rights. We are honored to work with Omar, a compassionate & strategic visionary leader for justice.

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Unprecedented opposition as Senate votes to approve David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel

We applaud those senators who voted against President Trump’s appointment of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel. The unprecedented opposition to Friedman is a sign of both his unfitness for the office and of growing opposition to settlements and Israeli policies that deny Palestinians full equal rights.

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JVP’s Network Against Islamophobia: New “Electronics Ban” designed to foment fear & Islamophobia

The Trump administration’s new “electronics ban” on flights from ten international airports in predominantly Muslim countries is designed to foment fear, dehumanize Muslim communities, and consolidate the administration’s power by playing to its Islamophobic, xenophobic base.

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