Press Releases

Organizations That Support Palestinian Rights Welcome Introduction of Legislation That Would End U.S. Funding for Israeli Military Detention and Abuse of Palestinian Children
May 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC, May 1, 2019—Today, advocates for Palestinian rights welcomed the reintroduction of historic legislation by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) prohibiting…

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USCPR Condemns Airbnb’s Reversal of Commitment to Remove Listings in Illegal Israeli Settlements
April 10, 2019

In November 2018, online booking giant Airbnb announced that it would remove listings in illegal, Jewish-only settlements in the occupied West…

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Jewish, Muslim, and Progressive Leaders Welcome “Anti-Hate” Resolution
March 7, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 7, 2019—A broad coalition of Jewish, Muslim and progressive grassroots organizations welcome the resolution introduced by House Democratic…

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USCPR Statement on Democratic Resolution Targeting Rep. Ilhan Omar for Supporting Palestinian Rights
March 6, 2019

The following statement was delivered by USCPR Acting Director Ramah Kudaimi on March 6, 2019 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court…

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Airbnb Commits to Removing Illegal Rentals of Israeli Settlements in the West Bank
November 19, 2018

JOINT PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC, November 19, 2018—Earlier today, AXIOS reported that after years of controversy, Airbnb will remove all home-sharing…

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In Legislative Upset, Missouri Anti-BDS Bill Fails
May 22, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — A five-month grassroots campaign led by human rights groups and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of…

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Joint Statement from Delegation of Palestinian Lawyers, Human Rights Activists, and Artists on Opening of National Memorial to Reckon with History of Lynching and Slavery
April 26, 2018

MONTGOMERY, AL, April 26, 2018 – A delegation of Palestinian lawyers, human rights activists, and artists is traveling to Montgomery, AL this…

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USCPR Statement on Gender Justice
March 8, 2018

In recent months, courageous survivors have reminded the world that gender-based violence is endemic at every level of society here in…

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US Campaign for Palestinian Rights Welcomes Federal District Court Decision Supporting Right to Boycott
January 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC, January 30, 2018 – The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights welcomes a Federal District Court preliminary injunction halting a Kansas…

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New Orleans City Council Rescinds Universal Human Rights Resolution Due to Backlash Over Inclusion of Palestinians
January 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2018 – Today, the New Orleans City Council rescinded a universal human rights resolution, R-18-5, under intense pressure…

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