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US activist calls for stopping US arms deliveries to Israel

Washington, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The path to avoid a broader war in the Middle East is clear: the United States must stop the delivery of weapons to Israel and end the genocide in Gaza, said activist Medea Benjamin.

Benjamin published a video on the social network Tik Tok in which she contextualizes the direct response that Iran gave to Israel last Saturday in the exercise of its sovereignty after the bombing of its consulate in Damascus, Syria, last April 1st, which left 11 dead, including two generals.

“Israel carried out an illegal attack on an embassy in Syria, which is not justified and is not legal, and President (Joe) Biden should have condemned that,” Benjamin stressed, noting the president’s immediate reaction when Iran launched drones and missiles against Israeli territory in its response operation.

In any case, weapons for Israel only inflame the regional crisis, warned Benjamin, who was the author of “Drone Warfare. Killing by Remote Control” (2012), among other books; founded the Global Exchange, an international group in defense of human rights, and co-founded the Code Pink pacifist organization in 2002

The activist emphasized that congressmen need to be told “No more escalation, no more weapons for Israel, stop the genocide now!”