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The United States and the Law
September 24th, 2004
This paper will 1) explore the obligations of the United States under the ICJ advisory opinion on Israel’s wall; 2) examine official U.S. policy toward the ICJ advisory opinion; 3) contrast existing U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine with the requirements of the ICJ advisory opinion; and 4) consider strategies for U.S. civil society to bring the United States into compliance with the ICJ advisory opinion.

Grassroots Advocacy Efforts to End US Support for Israel's Occupation
September 23rd, 2003
Through our network and together with other national partner organizations, we coordinate "Washington Wednesdays," which are always the first Wednesday of every month, and other legislative action alerts. Through this partnership, thousands of activists around the country are coordinating their political outreach efforts through agreed upon topics and messages. We sincerely hope that you will join in our efforts and help us to build the type of national movement that will be strong enough to reverse the injustices of US policy.

Final Status in the Shape of a Wall
CATHERINE COOK—SEPTEMBER 3, 2003 In Jayyous, a village of 3,000 in the northern West Bank, Najah Shamasneh cradles her granddaughter in her lap and listens to her husband Yusuf tell of the loss of their agricultural land. The Shamasneh family's 25 dunams (about 6.25 acres), their sole source of income, now lies on the western side of the wall that Israel is erecting in the West Bank. The following article is used by permission from MERIP and can be found on the MERIP website. >>READ MORE . . .


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