June 18, 2024

Policy Memorandum: Ending Complicity with Israel’s Annexation

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To better understand Israel’s potential annexation of additional Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) -- a national, grassroots organization dedicated to educating the public about Palestine and advocating for freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people--present Members of Congress and their staff with the following memo.

The memo provides an overview of the legal framework that pertains to Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank, the history of Israel’s de facto and de jure annexation of Palestinian land, comparative historical examples of Congress imposing penalties on countries for engaging in illegal acts of annexation, and policy recommendations to hold Israel accountable for further acts of illegal annexation.

The memo describes our asks for your office: Introduce, cosponsor, and vote for legislation to hold Israel accountable and condemn its annexation as illegal.