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3. On the Record
- 8/4/22: FMEP’s Lara Friedman participated in a panel organized by 7amleh – The Arab Center
for the Advancement of Social Media, SumOfUs, and MPower Change, discussing ongoing efforts to pressure PayPal
to open up services to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. Other panelists were: Mona
Shtaya (7amleh) and Linda Sarsour (MPower Change), and moderate Angus
Wong (SumofUs). Video here.
NOTE: During August, the Round-Up will shift to a flexible schedule – as in, if there is something to
report, there will be a Round-Up, but it may not always be on Fridays. And if there is little to report, the
Round-Up may take a break. Thanks for your patience!
1. Bills, Resolutions & Letters
(OBSTRUCTING IRAN DIPLOMACY) H. Res. 1307: Introduced 7/29 by Schneider (D-IL) and
Fleischmann (R-TN), “Committing to ensuring that Iran will never acquire a nuclear weapon and supporting
the important work of the International Atomic Energy Agency in safeguarding nuclear material around the
globe.” Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
(NO ARMS SALES TO SAUDI ARABIA) S. J. Res. 58: Introduced 8/4/22 by Paul (R-KY), “A joint
resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles and services.” Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
(NO ARMS SALES TO UAE) S. J. Res. 59: Introduced 8/4/22 by Paul (R-KY), “A joint
resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Government
of the United Arab Emirates of certain defense articles and services.” Referred to the Committee on