Posts tagged divestment
Presbyterian Delegates Take Action at PCUSA General Assembly

St. Louis, MO I Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly

Eyewitness Palestine delegates were at the forefront of organizing to keep the Presbyterian Church USA focused on it's important work putting economic pressure on Israel to abide by human rights standards. Several overtures regarding Palestine were passed in committee at the 223rd General Assembly of the PCUSA and were approved “by consent” at the opening session.

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Washington, DC  I CodePink

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Ajamu Baraka spoke on a panel this past weekend for the CodePink Summit in Washington DC. The summit launched their new campaign to divest from the war profiteers. Ajamu Baraka spoke about the connection between the illegal wars abroad and the war right here in the United States on Black, Brown and poor folks. The talk was titled, “The U.S. War Machine: Fueling Violence at Home and Abroad”.

You can check out this new campaign page for divestment from war profiteers here.

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