Letter | Richard McGowan: Pocan’s double-speak on Israel on The Capital Times

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.

On July 18, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan voted yes on a resolution that asserts that Israel “is not a racist or apartheid state… This is beyond an insult to the Palestinian victims that he has pretended to champion, after previously having taken trips to the occupied territories where he got his photo-op and proceeded to vote for more billions to fund Israel’s escalating violence toward Palestinians who are staring down genocide, from Jenin to Gaza.

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Letter to The Capital Times: Similarities Between the Irish and Palestinian Struggles by Richard McGowan on Washington Report

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.

Today when I hear “Give Ireland Back to the Irish,” I can’t help but think that if we swapped “Ireland” and “Irish” with “Palestine” and “Palestinian” that it would reveal as much truth as the original… Palestinians endure humiliating military checkpoints, extrajudicial killings, land theft, political disenfranchisement, an apartheid legal system and genocide.

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