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Call for Israel-Palestine ceasefire fails as Middle East conflict roils Baltimore Council

December 8, 2023

City Council members rejected a last-minute resolution Thursday calling for a long-term ceasefire in Israel and Gaza, just days after a separate last-minute measure asking the body to condemn the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas similarly came up short. The ceasefire measure — introduced by the four council members who abstained from Monday’s vote to condemn Hamas — comes as division over the conflict in Israel and Palestine has roiled City Hall in recent days.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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