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Freedom for the Freedom Riders! Write the State Department


On November 15th, a historic group of Palestinian Freedom Riders, inspired by the US Civil Rights movement attempted to board segregated buses serving Israeli settlers in the West Bank. Their attempt to exercise their right to liberty and dignity by disrupting the military regime of the Occupation through peaceful civil disobedience was met with violent arrest. Please write a letter to the State Department demanding an end to Israel's discriminatory restrictions on freedom of movement and allow the next group of Freedom Riders through. This action was coordinated with the Palestinian Freedom Riders and the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee.
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Jake Walles

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

Paul Sutphin

Director Office of Israel and Palestinian Affairs

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