February 24, 2024

The Alameda Metropolis Council voted on Tuesday towards a proposal that may have despatched federal officers a letter supporting a ceasefire in Gaza, diving into a difficulty that has divided Bay Space communities and native governments throughout the area.

Mayor Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft mentioned she drafted the letter as a result of she believed it was “crucial” to talk up towards the violence in Gaza. The letter demanded the U.S. authorities pursue a right away ceasefire between Hamas and Israel, condemned Hamas’ October 7 assault on Israel, and acknowledged Israel’s want to make sure the protection of its residents.