Resistbot Petition: Does the right to defend mean killing children? - Ceasefire NOWResistbot Petition: Does the right to defend mean killing children? - Ceasefire NOW

An open letter to the President & U.S. Congress

Does the right to defend mean killing children? - Ceasefire NOW

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Israel has killed over 11,500 Palestinian children since Oct 7, 2023. The U.S. government’s disregard for Palestinian civilians and children is chilling and does not align with the values of the majority of the American people or people around the globe. We recognize Israel’s actions as a genocide which is creating a devastating humanitarian crisis beyond imagination. I support a ceasefire, along with 66 Congressmembers (as of Jan 29), 61% of American voters, and over 70% of Democrats (Data for Progress). We are paying attention to representatives who publicly call for a permanent ceasefire, which will shape the 2024 elections. I am demanding you to take immediate steps to deescalate violence in Gaza and Israel by calling for 1) a total and permanent ceasefire, 2) humanitarian aid allowed to enter Gaza, 3) an end to Israel's siege on Gaza, 4) the release of all Palestinian and Israeli hostages, 5) no more weapons or funding to the Israeli military, 6) the reinstatement of UNRWA funding. A permanent ceasefire is an absolutely critical step to ensuring everlasting liberation and peace. Never again means never again for anyone. Palestinians deserve to live with freedom and safety which means first stopping this genocide and then ensuring liberation from occupation and apartheid. The liberation and safety of Palestinians, Israelis, Jewish people, and Muslim people are intertwined. There can only be true safety when we are all free from oppression. U.S. made weapons are killing entire families in Gaza. Our tax dollars are directly funding this genocide. The ICJ ruled that Israel should do everything in its power to prevent genocide. South Africa is also suing President Biden for participating in this genocide. You must take action now and end all U.S. support in Israel's enactment of this genocide.

▶ Created on February 8 by Alice

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