Action Alerts

Cease-Fire Now! Take Emergency Action

Resources for Emergency Congressional Actions, Aug. 7-11

National Call-In Day for Immediate Cease-Fire
July 25th, 2006

ACTION ALERT: Stop Israel’s Attacks on Gaza & Lebanon
July 13th, 2006

Day of Action: March 16, 2006
March 16, 2006 Call to Action to commemorate 3rd year since Rachel Corrie's murder

US Campaign Helps Launch National Campaign against Anti-Palestinian Legislation
Some Members of Congress have used the result of the Palestinian legislative election as a pretext to advance their extreme anti-Palestinian agenda. HR4681, the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006, proposes draconian economic and diplomatic measures to punish the Palestinian people for voting. Learn how you can take action to oppose this dangerous resolution.

Congress Threatening Palestinian Aid
Contact your Members of Congress and tell them that reevaluating relations with the PA and threatening to cut off aid is not the proper response to Hamas’ victory.

December "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
Take action to ask your Members of Congress not to take money from Caterpillar, to oppose Israel's aid request for the Gaza "disengagement", and meet with your Members over winter recess.

November "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert, Meet w/ Your Members of Congress during Winter Recess
November 2nd, 2005
Schedule a meeting with your Members of Congress this winter recess to discuss with them Israel's aid request for $2.2 for the Gaza "disengagement" and Caterpillar political action committee contributions.

November 9 to 29 Days of Action to Support the Palestinian Right of Return and the Palestinian Civil Society Call against the Segregation Wall

No Aid for Israel's Gaza "Disengagement", September "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
August 10th, 2005
Contact Members of Congress and the Bush Administration and tell them to oppose Israel's $2.2 billion aid request for the Gaza "disengagement".

No US Funding for Israel's Illegal Wall July "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
July 6th, 2005

Make the Wall Fall
June 28th, 2005
Palestinians from all parts of Palestine are organizing massive popular resistance to the Wall on July 9. The Palestinian-led Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign is calling for global solidarity on this day, which marks the first anniversary of the International Court of Justice Opinion reaffirming the illegality of the Wall Israel is constructing in the occupied West Bank.

Protest the Role of AIPAC in US Policy toward Palestine/Israel, June "Washington Wednesday" Action Alert
June 1st, 2005
Take action to protest the role of AIPAC in US policy toward Palestine/Israel.

Call to Action | 38th Anniversary of the Israeli Occupation of the Gaza Strip, West Bank, and East Jerusalem
June 5, 2005 marks the 38th anniversary of the illegal Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip, West Bank, and East Jerusalem. The US Campaign is calling on groups around the country to commemorate the anniversary of the occupation by educating local communities about Israel’s Wall and its impact on the Palestinian people.

Oppose Senate Resolution Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Undivided Capital
May 4th, 2005
Contact your Senators and ask them not to co-sponsor S.J.Res.14, which calls for the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital as official policy.

April “Washington Wednesday” Action Alert Contact Your Senators about Supplemental War Request
Contact your Senators to communicate to them your position on the emergency supplemental appropriations act.

No Aid for Checkpoints
Contact your Members of Congress to express your support for US assistance to Palestinian civilians and ask your Members of Congress to offer an amendment to the supplemental appropriation request to make sure that none of this assistance can be earmarked for projects by Israel to solidify and entrench its restrictions on the freedom of movement of the Palestinian people in their own land.

March 19-20: The World Says End the War
March 19-20 marks the two-year anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq. The war on Iraq is one manifestation of a larger US agenda for domination in the Middle East. The illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, which is supported politically and financially by the United States, is included in this agenda.

Palestinians Must Have Democracy AND Freedom
On January 9, Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem are scheduled to cast a ballot to elect a new president of the Palestinian Authority. Contact your Members of Congress, the State Department, and the White House and ask that the United States work to insure that the election for a new president of the Palestinian Authority is a first step toward Palestinian freedom from Israel’s illegal military occupation.

Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
November 29th, 2004
Join with the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation in an international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people on November 29, 2004.

Protest Israeli Violations of US Arms Law in Jebaliya
September 30th, 2004
On Thursday, September 30, the Israeli army invaded the Jebaliya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 23 Palestinians and wounding at least 108. In this invasion, Israel injured and killed Palestinian civilians with weapons provided by the United States.

Urge Senate Not to Endorse Israel’s Illegal Wall
Urge your Senators to vote no or abstain on Senate Resolution 408.

Talking Points for and Text of Senate Resolution 408
Call or write your Senators today and urge them to oppose Senate Resolution 408 which supports Israel’s wall in the West Bank and condemns the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for its advisory opinion ruling that this wall is illegal.

Thank Representatives Who Voted Against Wall Resolution
July 15th, 2004
On July 15, the House of Representatives passed a resolution deploring the International Court of Justice's advisory opinion that the Wall Israel is building in the West Bank is illegal and must be dismantled. Contact those Members of Congress who voted no or present on this resolution and thank them for their courageous and moral stand.

Meet with Your Members of Congress in August
July 7th, 2004
Congress is on its annual summer recess until September 6. Many Members of Congress will be in their home states and districts to meet with constituents during this time.

Call on U.S. to Condemn Israeli Extra-Judicial Killing Policy
Contact the White House, State Department and your Members of Congress and demand that they condemn Israel's policy of extra-judicial killings as a violation of domestic and international law.

No More U.S. Support for Israel's Illegal Military Occupation!
On June 5-11, join with the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation in a national week of action to demand that our government end its military, economic, and diplomatic support for Israel’s illegal military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem.

Oppose House Resolution on Israel’s Wall
Oppose H.Con.Res.371,"Supporting the construction by Israel of a security fence to prevent Palestinian terrorist attacks and condemning the decision by the United Nations General Assembly to request the International Court of Justice to render an opinion on the legality of the security fence.”

Support Congressional Resolutions for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
December 16th, 2003

Meet with Your Members of Congress in December
Many Members of Congress will be in their home districts in December. Now is the perfect time for your group to request a meeting with your Members of Congress and make your voices heard directly by decision-makers. Constituent meetings with Members of Congress are a highly effective way to influence policy-making.

Investigate Caterpillar Bulldozer Violations of U.S. Law
Contact your Members of Congress and demand that they request an advisory report from the General Accounting Office (GAO) investigating possible violations by Israel of the Arms Export Control Act through its use of Caterpillar bulldozers in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Demand Substantial Loan Guarantee Deductions

Support the Rachel Corrie Resolution!
Fax, call, and/or email your Representative in Congress and ask him/her to cosponsor the Rachel Corrie Resolution (House Concurrent Resolution 111). End date for this action to be determined.

Oppose the New One-Sided Resolution (H.Res. 294) to be Debated in House on June 25, 2003
CALL YOUR REPS NOW! On Wednesday, June 25, the House of Representatives is scheduled to take up House Resolution 294, introduced by Rep. Tom Lantos (D CA-12). The resolution is being taken up under "suspension," meaning that the normal committee process was bypassed and the House Leadership allowed it to go directly to the Floor of the House. Resolutions taken up under "suspension" cannot be amended and need a 2/3 majority to pass. The resolution is entitled: "Condemning the terrorism inflicted on Israel since the Aqaba Summit and expressing solidarity with the Israeli people in their fight against terrorism..."

Make the Wall Fall!
The Palestinian Environmental NGO Network has asked the international community to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people on November 9 as they campaign against Israel's separation wall, known popularly as the Apartheid Wall. November 9 marks the anniversary of when the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989.

Support the International Solidarity Movement
May 12th, 2003
Support International Protection for the Palestinian People! Contact Congress and Make Your Voice Heard! The Israeli government has declared its intention to target international peace and human rights workers in order to end their nonviolent resistance to military rule and the measure of protection they offer the civilian population. >> READ MORE

1st Washington Wednesday—March 12, 2003
March 4th, 2003
On Wednesday, March 12, please join us in a national day of advocacy to oppose Israel's aid request. Please fax, call, and email your Members of Congress and make your opinion heard.

Tell Israel that more home demolitions are not the answer
November 19th, 2002
Please take action on the Alert against home demolitions in Hebron issued by Christian Peacemaker Teams and attached below. As a US-led war against Iraq looms larger, so does the Israeli threat of mass “transfer”--ethnic cleansing--of the Palestinians from the Occupied Palestinian Territories, under cover of such a war.

Protest Israel's Treatment of US Congressional Delegation
August 8th, 2002
Please contact your congressional representative to protest Israel's treatment of this delegation.

Urge GAO Investigation of Israeli Violation of Arms Export Control Act
July 25th, 2002
Call your two Senators and Representative in the House and strongly urge them to request that the Government Accounting Office (GAO) investigate whether Monday night's attack on Gaza City constitutes a violation of the U.S. Arms Export Control Act [US Public Law 90-829].

Threats in Congress to End US Aid to Palestinian Refugees
July 9th, 2002
Several members of Congress have begun a vicious and unsubstantiated attack on the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). UNRWA has, since 1949, provided education, health, and relief and social services to 3.9 million Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

An Opportunity to Urge Balanced Coverage at CNN
June 24th, 2002

Protest Anti-PLO Language in Immigration Bill
Contact your elected representatives to protest anti-PLO language in HR 418, the REAL ID Act.

Washington State Petition Against Senate Resolution 408
An example of a petition against Senate Resolution 408 circulated by Washington State residents.

Rachel Corrie Petition
Petition in support of H.Con.Res. 111.

Israeli Unilateral Disengagement from Gaza Must Comply with International Law
March 2004 "Washington Wednesday." Contact Congress and the Administration and demand that any Israeli unilateral disengagement from Gaza comply with international law.

March 16 National Day of Action for Rachel Corrie

Support Academic Freedom in International Studies