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Nearly half of US states demand UN aid agency be ‘completely’ defunded over ties to Hamas

Posted on AllSides May 8th, 2024
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Over 20 states are demanding congressional leaders defund a United Nations aid agency over its ties to Hamas and rising antisemitism on college campuses in the United States.

Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird and South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson led 22 other states in a letter sent to House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Tuesday asking them to “stop funding antisemitic education efforts” from the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, or UNRWA.

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