Nominee for ambassador to Israel unfit for role by John R. Barker

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.
The settlements, combined with an intricate system of 500 checkpoints, ensure the daily vexation and humiliation of Palestinians. Killings of Palestinians at these checkpoints is a regular occurrence. Make no mistake, Israel’s slow strangulation of the Palestinians is ethnic cleansing, pure and simple. In fact, respected lawyer and civil rights activist Stanley L. Cohen, writing for Al Jazeera in a Dec. 26, 2016, opinion piece, characterizes Israel’s policies as “slow-motion genocide.”

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