New Jersey Democratic Senator Cory Booker posed for a picture with members of a Palestinian group that approves of terrorists and has endorsed the BDS movement targeting Israel for more than a decade. Booker held up a sign from the US Campaign For Palestinian Rights that read, “From Palestine to Mexico, all the walls have got to go.”
As far as the wall Israel built to protect itself from attacks, The Washington Institute reported in 2004:
Between October 2000 and July 2003, the date of completion of the first phase (known as Stage A) of construction of the fence along Israel’s northwestern rim of the West Bank, thirty-five “successful” suicide attacks have originated from the northern West Bank alone. Specifically, twenty-one of the attacks originated from Jenin, and fourteen from Nablus. Those attacks caused the murder of 156 Israeli civilians. The attacks from Jenin resulted in the deaths of ninety-seven Israelis. …
In contrast, since Stage A was completed last summer, only three “successful” suicide attacks have originated from the northern West Bank. Those three attacks, one from Jenin and two from Nablus, were responsible for the deaths of twenty-six Israeli civilians. The most significant attack took place on October 4, 2003, in Haifa, where a suicide bomber from Jenin killed twenty-one civilians in Maksim Caf. Since December 25, 2003, there has not been a single attack from the northern West Bank, including Jenin and Nablus.
USPCR’s connection to BDS? In 2005, 170 Palestinian civil society organizations created the boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) targeting Israel; USCPR endorsed BDS shortly after it was issued in July 2005.
USCPR endorses Palestinian terrorists. Rasmea Odeh was convicted by Israeli courts for her role in the murder of two students, Leon Kanner, 21, and Eddie Joffe, 22, in the 1969 Jerusalem supermarket bombing. The two were killed by a bomb that was placed in a crowded Jerusalem SuperSol supermarket; they had stopped there to buy groceries for a field trip. Nine other people were wounded.
The Chicago Tribune reported that in the documentary, “Women in Struggle,” Odeh made no denial that she had a role in the bombings. But for USCPR, “Rasmea represents the Palestinian struggle.”