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CAIR-DFW to Join Bus Delegation for May 29th National March for Palestine in Washington D.C. – #SanctionIsrael

(DALLAS, TX, 5/27/2021) – American Muslims for Palestine Dallas Chapter, Islamic Circle of North American Dallas (ICNA-Dallas), Palestine Action Committee (PAC), Muslim American Society Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (MAS-PACE), and the Dallas-Fort-Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-DFW), a chapter of the largest civil liberties and advocacy organization for Muslims in America will join the bus carrying participants from Dallas to Washington, D.C., for the May 29th National March on Palestine. 

The march will be the largest protest in U.S. history supporting the Palestinian cause and is organized by dozens of Palestinian, interfaith, and various civil rights organizations. The march will take place at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.  The Dallas bus will leave later tonight at 10:30 P.M. carrying dozens of North Texas residents.

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“The United States must end its support of Israel that is illegally occupying and brutalizing Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank,” said Faizan Syed Executive Director of CAIR-DFW. “We are proud to be part of the growing movement in America that is calling attention to crimes committed by Israel and working to end U.S. support for those crimes.”

Across the nation, tens of thousands of people in every major city in the country have organized street protests and educational campaigns to call on the U.S. to end its support of Israel’s persecution of Palestinians. The National March on Palestine brings thousands of people from across the United States to call on the U.S. to place sanctions on Israel for crimes committed at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and during the Gaza attacks. 

“I am a proud American-Palestinian, and I refuse to have my tax dollars fund illegal Israeli settlements, construction of the apartheid wall, human rights violations, and the killing of Palestinian children,” said Fadya Risheq, organizer of the bus delegation who will be traveling to D.C. “I’m going to D.C. to let my government know that it must immediately stop its support of Israel that continues to commit crimes against Palestinians”. 

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. 

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos. 

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CONTACT: CAIR-DFW Executive Director Faizan Syed, (469)290-2909, faizan@cairdfw.org  

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