H.R. 2590 Fact Sheet for Staffers

H.R. 2590, the “Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act” was introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN-04) on April 15, 2021. It seeks to ensure that no U.S. taxpayer funds are used by the Israeli government for the military detention of Palestinian children, the demolition of Palestinian homes and property, or to further annex Palestinian land in violation of international law.

You can use this fact sheet to bring to meetings with your lawmakers that simply explains the policy behind H.R. 2590. Click on the arrow in the upper right corner to view and print this fact sheet or click here to download.


Defense for Children International - Palestine (DCIP) is a local, independent Palestinian human rights organization committed to securing a just and viable future for Palestinian children in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.