Federal employees in the United States in nearly 20 agencies plan to strike on Tuesday to protest the policies of the President's administration. joe biden In the war on Gaza stripAccording to Al-Monitor website.
The group – which calls itself “Federals United for Peace” – consists of dozens of government employees who will protest on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Israeli war on Gaza.
These agencies include the Executive Office of the President, the National Security Agency, the Departments of State, Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the Naval Research Laboratory, according to a list obtained by Al-Monitor.
Many employees of other agencies are expected to join the strike, including the Food and Drug Administration, the National Park Service, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The planned strike reflects the growing anger among American officials over the Biden administration's refusal to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, while the Israeli aggression led to the death of more than 23,000 people, the injury of more than 60,000 others, and the displacement of about 1.9 million Palestinians.
Internal disagreements in the administration's policy came to public attention when the United States began to increase sending weapons and ammunition to Israel for use in the war on Gaza.
Earlier, two American officials, one of whom works in the State Department office that oversees arms transfers, resigned publicly in protest.
Biden administration officials attempted to address internal frustrations, and the Secretary of State participated Anthony Blinken In hearings with Arab-American, Muslim and Jewish staff, other senior State Department and White House officials have since held similar staff meetings.