Mekedas Belayneh is a Member of Women for Weapons Trade Transparency interested in the connections between international economic policy and American militarism. 

Mekedas is a Policy Advocate for Public Citizen’s Climate Program, where she advocates for equitable financial solutions to address the climate crisis. Mek is hopeful for a world where social welfare is prioritized over private interests.
President Biden sits at a desk in profile behind a translucent glass door.
Israel & Palestine
White House Requests “Unprecedented” Loophole That Would Obscure Arms Sales to Israel
The measure effectively gives Israel a check to purchase $3.5 billion in arms in complete secrecy.
Janet Abou-Elias, Lillian Mauldin, Mekedas Belayneh, Rosie Khan, Liv Owens and Women for Weapons Trade Transparency