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State Department must act to protect Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro

Statements
January 09, 2017
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Kareem El-Hosseiny, the national government relations coordinator for American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), and Codepink’s Ariel Gold met with US State Department officials on Jan. 5 to advocate on behalf of Issa Amro, a Palestinian human rights...

Secretary Kerry's speech welcome, but too little, too late and doesn't go far enough

Statements
January 01, 2017
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The American Muslims for Palestine, a national education organization, is heartened that Secretary of State John Kerry partially broke with longstanding diplomatic norms and euphemism by exposing some of the truth about the Israeli occupation,...

Full Transcript of Secretary Kerry's remarks on Palestine and Israel

News
December 28, 2016
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Note: The following is a public document first posted on Time.com. Once the State Department makes the transcripts available on its website, AMP will link there.  SECRETARY KERRY: Happy Hanukkah. And to everybody here, I know it’s the middle...

AMP applauds historic abstention in UN Security Council; calls for an end to US aid to Israel

Statements
December 24, 2016
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The American Muslims for Palestine, a national education organization, thanks the Obama administration on its historic decision to abstain from voting on the United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement activity. The...

Projects

Major events have developed in the waning days of the Obama administration that, while they may be too late to have a great impact on Palestinian rights, go a long way in projecting the message that Israeli policies are illegal, inhumane and amount...

Empowerment through Education and Action

Publications

January 24, 2017
The law, passed by Congress in 1995, that allows for the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The law contains a waiver that allows U.S. presidents to refrain from relocating...
US Aid
January 11, 2017
The Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. and Israel signed by President Obama in 2016. It promises and additional nearly $38 billion over 10 years, beginning in 2018.