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Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Introduces Nakba Resolution to U.S. Congress

In a landmark move, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) introduced a resolution for Congress to recognize the 1948 Nakba. The Nakba, meaning catastrophe in English, marked…

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On Al Jazeera: After Shireen Abu Akleh’s Murder, USCPR ED Demands Accountability

As we mourn Israel’s brutal killing of renowned Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, we demand justice, accountability, and an independent investigation into this war crime….

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USCPR Communications Director Coauthors Op-Ed on Anti-Palestinian Media Coverage in the Washington Post

In the Washington Post, Laura Albast, senior editor of digital strategy and communications at the Institute of Palestine Studies-USA, and USCPR’s very own Communications Director Cat Knarr…

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USCPR Executive Director Comments on Inauguration of Bloomberg’s Mayoral Training Program in Israel

The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership, funded by former New York City Mayor Bloomberg and the Sagol family in Israel, was inaugurated on Sunday, April…

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USCPR Executive Director: “The Fight for Environmental Justice Has No Borders”

USCPR joined a coalition of Palestinian, Indigenous, and other progressive organizations to tell the Sierra Club to cancel their trips that greenwash Israel’s settler colonialism—and at…

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USCPR Communications Director Co-Writes Op-Ed on H.R. 2748

Communications Director at the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Cat Knarr, and visiting fellow at Al-Shabaka Nadya Tannous, co-wrote an op-ed in Mondoweiss, “Congress’s ‘Israel…

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USCPR Executive Director on Remembering Trayvon Martin

February 26, 2022 marks 10 years since the murder of Trayvon Martin at the hands of U.S. police. In remembrance and in honor of his…

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USCPR Executive Director Ahmad Abuznaid comments on Pegasus hack

An investigation by Front Line Defenders (FLD) revealed that Palestinian human rights activists were targeted by a phone hack using Pegasus spyware, developed by the…

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Press Releases

Action Alerts

Webinar: How to Act in Solidarity with the Palestinian People

For 74+ years, the native Palestinian people have been resisting Israel’s violent colonialism and fighting for freedom. They’re loudly ...

Israel killed Shireen Abu Akleh, and the U.S. is finally investigating

Image by MD2PalestineThe family of beloved Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has fought for more than six months ...

Resist greenwashing at COP27

At a vital moment in our planet’s history, as we see the devastating impact of the climate crisis, ...

Raise Your Voice with Palestine: Demand better journalism

From the river to the sea, all of Palestine is resisting Israel’s brutal violence and colonialism now, as ...

Rising up against Israel’s repression

Today across Palestine, we’re witnessing the Palestinian people rise up united once again. It is a moment in ...

Defend Palestinian life from Israel’s colonialism

From Palestine to around the world, the aim of colonialism is to steal native land—and to destroy the ...