Weapons Transfers to Israel Discussed on Capitol HillFebruary 6th, 2009
The policy briefing featured:
* Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director, who presented the US Campaign's research on arms transfers to Israel during the Bush Administration and their effect on Palestinian civilians; and
* Amr Shurrab, a young Palestinian from Khan Younis in the occupied Gaza Strip, who related his heart-breaking story of the death of his two brothers at the hands of the Israeli military just a few weeks ago
The video was released into the public domain and can be re-broadcast without restriction. To view the policy briefing, please click here. To download the PowerPoint presentation accompanying the briefing, please click here.
The policy briefing was part of a national grassroots lobbying day organized by Interfaith Peace-Builders and the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation. Approximately 170 citizen lobbyists from 26 states held nearly 70 meetings with their Members of Congress to discuss recent events in the occupied Gaza Strip and
The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation is a national coalition of more than 250 organizations working to change