Quick template letter for writing to elected representatives and faith leaders

Copy and paste the text below, edit it as required and send it to your elected representatives and/or faith leaders:

Dear [elected representative / faith leader]

I am writing as your [constituent / congregant] to ask you to take urgent action to speak up for justice and equality for all Palestinians and Israelis, and to help bring an end to the military occupation of Palestine.

I recently [read / watched] this eyewitness account in the link below which describes the everyday situation facing Palestinians living under military occupation. I believe we all have a duty to speak up when we learn about violations of human rights. I call on you to use your position to speak up too.

[You could add here some of your own comments or explain the situation briefly and what particularly moved you about it].

[Add the link here]

I ask that you write to the Minister for Foreign Affairs / head of the faith denomination raising my concerns and asking what proactive action they will take to help bring about a just peace.

Yours sincerely,

[Your name and address – elected representatives are only obliged to reply to members of their own constituency]

Quick copy:

Dear [elected representative / faith leader]
I am writing as your [constituent / congregant] to ask you to take urgent action to speak up for justice and equality for all Palestinians and Israelis and to help bring an end to the military occupation of Palestine.

I recently [read / watched] this eyewitness account in the link below which describes the everyday situation facing Palestinians living under military occupation. I believe we all have a duty to speak up when we learn about violations of human rights. I call on you to use your position to speak up too.

[You could add here some of your own comments or explain the situation briefly and what particularly moved you about it].

[Add the link here]

I ask that you write to the Minister for Foreign Affairs / head of the faith denomination raising my concerns and asking what proactive action they will take to help bring about a just peace.

Yours sincerely,

[Your name and address – elected representatives are only obliged to reply to members of their own constituency]