Palestinian teenager Ali Abu Alia, killed by Israeli military forces December 4
Legislation and Policy

Stop Sending Murder Weapons to Israel!

by Jeff Klein On December 4 this year, a Palestinian boy, Ali Abu Alia, was shot and killed by Israeli security forces as he watched a protest in his West Bank village of al-Mughayer. Unarmed villagers were demonstrating against  the confiscation of their farm lands […]


Accounting for Gaza 2014: Balance and Bias

This article first appeared in the Massachusetts Peace Action newsletter, Fall 2015, published on August 20, 2015. In June the US administration reacted with calculated scorn to the report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to investigate last […]


Palestine Legislative Update (February 2015)

We want our lawmakers to understand that: •There is nothing mutually exclusive about (1) a revived Israeli/Palestinian negotiation process and (2) an appeal by either of the parties to established world bodies when seeking protection from violations of International Humanitarian Law.  • The fact that […]