County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson
Press Release

County Board Passes Substitute Resolution Calling for Ceasefire in Israel and in Gaza and the West Bank


By - Mar 21st, 2024 01:43 pm

MILWAUKEE – Today, Thursday March 21, 2024, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a substitute resolution [10-8], co-sponsored by Supervisors Rolland, Sumner, Wasserman, Martin, and Staskunas in support of a permanent ceasefire in Israel and Gaza.

The substitute resolution acknowledges the longstanding conflict between Israel and Palestine, recognizing the devastating loss of lives it has caused. It urges all parties involved, including the people of Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank, their supporters, and world leaders, to prioritize the immediate release of all Israeli hostages and the delivery of humanitarian aid to Palestinians who are suffering.

Furthermore, the resolution calls for a path to permanent peace and prosperity in the region, emphasizing the importance of dialogue and diplomacy in resolving the conflict.

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has authorized the Office of Government Affairs staff to communicate the contents of this resolution with the Wisconsin Congressional delegation, highlighting the county’s stance on the issue.

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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