Jews Against Genocide stand with Movement for Black Lives, including the use of the word ‘Genocide’

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

Much ado was made about M4BL’s use of the word ‘genocide’, referring to Israel’s systematic policies against the Palestinian people. We’d like to fully address this very serious charge as we believe it to be true, and have, ourselves, clearly stated so in the past . We clarify that the crime of genocide has a legal definition within international law, to which we strictly refer in our argument…

It is our opinion that there is more than sufficient evidence, provided by Palestinian, Israeli, and international human rights organizations, attesting to violations, on a mass scale, which constitute at least the first three acts of genocide mentioned in Article II of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

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