Urgent take Action Today! Save this man from protest starvation (being held in Israeli prison without charges).
A hearing was held on Feb. 4, 2016 regarding Mohammed Al Qiq's case. If you would like to take action about Al Qiq, please do the following: Contact government officials and demand that they break their silence on Al-Qeeq and support for Israeli violations of Palestinian rights. In the United States, call the Israel Foreign Service Desk 1-202-647-3672 and the White House – 202-456-1111. Demand action on al-Qeeq’s case and an end to aid to Israel. Also, please read this article, take the other recommended actions and pass it on: Mohammed Al-Qeeq enters 69th day of hunger More information on the Peace House website at http://peacehouse.net/west-bank-take-action-eye-witness-reporting-by-deb-vanpoolen/
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Letter to Sen. Wyden – 1500 organizations against TPP
Over 1500 Organizations Urge Opposition to the TPP – Letter delivered to Sen. Wyden’s office 2/4/2016 Over 1,500 Organizations Urge Opposition to the TPP Below is the letter delivered on 2/4/2016 to Senator Wyden via staff at his Medford office: January 7, 2016 Please Oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership We urge you to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a binding pact that poses significant threats to American jobs and wages, the environment, food safety and public health, and that falls far short of establishing the high standards the United States should require in a 21st Century trade agreement. If enacted, the TPP would set rules governing approximately 40% of the global economy, and includes a “docking” mechanism through which not only Pacific Rim nations, but any country in the world, could join over time. The questions policymakers should be asking about these rules is whether, on the whole, they would create American jobs, raise our wages, enhance environmental sustainability, improve public health and advance human rights and democracy. After careful consideration, we believe you will agree, the answer to these questions is no. Our opposition to the TPP is broad and varied. Below are just some of the likely effects of the TPP that we find deeply disturbing. Continue reading at CLICK HERE