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Mon Oct 8, 2012, 04:21 PM

Church Leaders Call for Congress to Investigate aid to Israel, not Palestinians [View all]

Leaders from the Lutheran, Methodist, and UCC (United Church of Christ) churches signed a letter to Congress requesting that U.S. military aid to Israel be contingent on “compliance with applicable U.S. laws and policies.”

The letter’s 15 signatories noted that they have “witnessed widespread Israeli human rights violations committed against Palestinians, including killing of civilians, home demolitions and forced displacement, and restrictions on Palestinian movement, among others.” They expressed their “grave concern about the deteriorating conditions in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories which threaten to lead the region further away from the realization of a just peace.”

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http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/10/07/church-leaders-call-for-congress-to-investigate-aid-to-israel-not-palestinians/

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