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This is an announcement list for the Coalition for Palestinian Rights in the Twin Cities.

The Palestine Rights Coalition is a Minnesota based coalition that includes many Twin Cities activists and groups that are in solidarity with Palestinian rights. Our main points of unity are:
It was agreed that the CPR would support and work towards the following:
1) The application of international law and requirement that Israel abide by such law, including:
a. U.N. Resolutions 194 (Right of Return)
b. U.N. Resolution 242 and 338 (End Israeli occupation of West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem)
c. International Court of Justice ruling – in particular the advisory opinion of 2005 declaring the Wall illegal
d. Geneva Convention and other applicable Human Rights laws (including among other things, treatment of civilians in occupied territories (assassination, imprisonment, torture) and import of settlers into that territory)

2) The right of the Palestinian people to self-determination including:
a. Respect for their democratic choices
b. Right to a viable state

3) End to Unconditional Military Aid to Israel, with some of the conditions including:
a. Application of point #1 above.
4) General support for Divestment movements happening around the world to end funding for Israeli apartheid.

Coalition Members: Al-Asqa Foundation, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - Minnesota Chapter, Anti-War Committee, Arab Community Center, Jews Against the Occupation, Middle East Peace Now, National Lawyers Guild - Minnesota Chapter, Women Against Military Madness, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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  • 113
  • U.S. States
  • Jan 18, 2005
  • English

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