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The new session of Congress began amid what is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Rather than focusing on the more than 800,000 federal employees who are suffering without pay, Republican senators spent the last week trying to pass...
From all of us at AMP, we wish to extend our deepest gratitude to our generous donors who have enabled us to build on our vital advocacy programs and campaigns this new year. Your support will allow us to carry out the following in 2019: Hold...
(WASHINGTON, D.C. 1/7/2019)—In the midst of America’s partial government shutdown, Marco Rubio introduced in the Senate the first bill of the 116th Congress, the ill-defined "Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of...
Dear Friend of AMP,  Salam. I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Hebh Jamal and I am a college student and Palestinian activist from New York. I am also a proud member of AMP and have been active in my local chapter for the past few...
Salaam,  I was disturbed to read reports last week that a Palestinian American educator and children’s speech pathologist, in my home state of Texas, lost her job because she refused to sign a loyalty oath to Israel.  I shared the...
(WASHINGTON, D.C. 12/12/2018) — Last Wednesday, a group of prominent and select American Muslim leaders traveled to the United Arab Emirates to participate in the fifth annual conference of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies (...
(St. Louis, MO 11/29/2018)—On behalf of the American Muslims for Palestine Board of Directors, chapter leaders, and staff, we convey our deepest condolences to the family and community of fearless Palestinian-American grassroots activist and member...
(WASHINGTON, D.C. 11/1/2018) — Tomorrow marks 101 years since the British government shamefully issued the Balfour Declaration, affirming Zionist colonial ambitions in Palestine and helping to pave the way for the creation of the State of...
(WASHINGTON, D.C. 10/27/2018)—This morning, a 46-year-old white supremacist who was reportedly armed with an “AR-15 style” rifle stormed into the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA, during Sabbath and fired...
(WASHINGTON, D.C. 9/28/2018)—Today Israeli forces shot and killed six Palestinians, including two children, and injured at least 269 peaceful demonstrators in one of the deadliest days in recent weeks of the Friday Gaza Return March, which began on...
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