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The Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza and US Obligations under International Law

December 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Free

A Virtual Briefing with:

  • Craig Mokhiber, former director of the NY office of UN Office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • Hani Almadhoun, a Gazan Palestinian, and the Director of Philanthropy for the UN Palestinian Refugee Agency (UNRWA)

Moderated by Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies, and Khury Petersen-Smith, Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies

This virtual briefing will highlight the various aspects of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the efforts to respond to it. It will also address the violations of international law being committed in Israel’s current bombardment of Gaza, and the implications for the US Congress as well as US obligations under international law.

REGISTER HEREThis briefing is open to the press.

Sponsored by: Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)
Co-sponsors: Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), and MPower Change Action Fund