Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Adalah-NY Discovers Important Details on Shipments of U.S. Tear Gas to Israel

US Campaign member group Adalah-NY discovers important details on shipments of U.S. tear gas to Israel linked to the injury and killing of both Palestinians and U.S. citizens in this article.

Adalah-NY unearthed this information in advance of an MLK Day protest against Combined Systems, Inc. of Jamestown, PA, one of the leading providers of tear gas to the Israeli military whose products have been misused to injure and kill nonviolent protesters in West Bank villages such as Nabi Saleh and Bil'in.  In the article, Adalah-NY presents strong evidence that a CSI tear gas canister fired by an Israeli soldier killed Mustafa Tamimi after he was hit directly in the face during a December 9 protest in Nabi Saleh.

Undoubtedly these lethal tear gas canister are paid for by U.S. taxpayers as part of the $3.075 billion in military aid allocated to Israel in the 2012 budget.  One more reason why you should sign up to organize with us to end military aid to Israel.