FEBRUARY-MARCH 2016 NEWS
Congressional Briefing Calls on US Leaders to Challenge Israeli Settlement Expansion and Annexation of Palestinian Land
WASHINGTON, DC—On Tuesday, Feb. 23, a delegation from the Bethlehem district in the occupied West Bank told a packed room of congressional staffers what daily life is like under the Israeli occupation and argued that Israel’s ongoing, illegal annexation of Palestinian land and settlement expansion are obstacles to any just resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More than 45 staffers from the offices of 29 representatives and 9 senators attended the briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building, along with 25 representatives from Middle East peace and justice groups.
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Wadi Foquin spokesperson Fahmi Manasra was interviewed on Florida radio station WMNF on Feb. 22, just before the congressional briefing.
To hear the 23-minute interview, go to http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_160222_110617_radioactivityM1_348.
The program starts at 31.27 minutes.
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