247 – Dozens of Hollywood stars, including comedian Jon Stewart and Oscar-winning actor Joaquin Phoenix, wrote on Friday (20) to US President Joe Biden, urging him to press for a ceasefire in Gaza. With the United States using its veto power in the United Nations Security Council, the resolution proposed by Brazil, which seeks to impose a humanitarian truce in Gaza, was not approved on Wednesday.
“We call on your government and all world leaders to honor all lives in the Holy Land and to call for and facilitate a ceasefire without delay – an end to the bombing of Gaza and the safe release of the hostages,” the artists wrote. Biden, who According to F5.
“We refuse to tell future generations the story of our silence, that we stood idly by and did nothing. As UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths told UN News: ‘History is watching,'” they said in the letter, citing Griffiths’ statement. on monday.
The nearly 60 signatories included Susan Sarandon, Kristen Stewart, Quinta Brunson, Ramy Youssef, Riz Ahmed, Mahershala Ali, and others.
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