Democrats clash over bill to curb Israeli torture of children
By Ali Abunimah
Betty McCollum, a member of the US Congress, is hitting back at a fellow Democrat who pulled her backing from a bill to protect Palestinian children from Israeli military detention and torture.
Earlier this month, Michigan Congresswoman Debbie Dingell withdrew her name from McCollum’s bill, HR 2407.
Dingell “removed her name from HR 2407, calling it ‘counterproductive to a peaceful, two-state solution,’” McCollum, of Minnesota, tweeted Tuesday.
“Does ongoing US funding for Israeli military detention and abuse of Palestinian children promote peace or human rights violations?”To read more, click here: https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/democrats-clash-over-bill-curb-israeli-torture-children