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Aleppo

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Started 4 months ago

Petition to Barack Obama, Kamala Harris, Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Darrell Issa, Loretta Sanchez, Kevin McCarthy, Dana Rohrabacher, Mike Honda, Ami Bera, Xavier Becerra, Judy Chu, Maxine Waters, Barbara Lee, Adam Schiff, Ed Royce, Duncan Hunter, Jeff Denham, Janice Hahn, Devin Nunes, Steve Knight, Scott Peters, Ted Lieu, Mike Thompson, Tom McClintock, Anna Eshoo, Linda Sanchez, Mark Takano, Eric Swalwell, Zoe Lofgren, David Valadao, Jackie Speier, Karen Bass, John Garamendi, Susan Davis, Brad Sherman, Peter Aguilar, Tony Cardenas, Jared Huffman, Jerry Brown, Julia Brownley, Ken Calvert, Grace Napolitano, Jim Costa, Doris Matsui, Jerry McNerney, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Mark DeSaulnier, Juan Vargas, Doug LaMalfa, Raul Ruiz, Norma Torres, Alan Lowenthal, Lois Capps, Sam Farr

Save Aleppo

As it stands, there are thousands of civilians left cold in the crossfire in Aleppo. The bare minimum we seek to do with this petition is ensure that they make it out safe.  In the past few days, air strikes, shelling and street-to-street combat in Syria, particularly in Aleppo’s eastern neighborhoods, have killed or injured scores of civilians. Since December 13th, thousands more fled the fighting in besieged eastern Aleppo with nothing more than the clothes on their back and their children in their arms. We write with urgency to request that you use the full authority of your office to convene international negotiations designed to stop the modern-day genocide in Syria, stabilize the country, effect the return to Syria of all refugees, provide for political change towards a popularly supported, accountable Syrian leadership, and hold Bashar Al-Assad’s regime accountable for all war crimes it has been inflicting upon the Syrian people. The international community must do everything they can to put a stop to this inhumane war. The Syrian regime must give safe passage to citizens trapped in the city and allow aid workers into Aleppo to save as many lives as they can. This is not politics, this is human rights. Please, let us not be responsible for witnessing genocide being committed on an entire city and not moving the masses in order to stop it.  

Students for Justice in Palestine at Sacramento State
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