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CAIR-NJ to Join Protests for Palestine and BLM Across New Jersey this Weekend

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 6/4/2021) – Today and this weekend, the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will join a number of rallies, protests and other events planned to take place in North Jersey in support of Palestine and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. CAIR-NJ is calling on members of the New Jersey Muslim community and all New Jerseyans to attend rallies in support of Palestine and BLM.  

March for Palestine 

When: Friday, June 4th 5 p.m. 

Where: Hinds Plaza Princeton, NJ  

Racial & social justice rally 

When: Saturday, June 5, 12 p.m. 

Where: 79th Street and Bergenline Avenue, North Bergen. 

Palestine Teach-in & Rally 

When: Sunday, June 6, from 2-5 p.m. 

Where: Jubilee Park in Clifton (1355 Clifton Ave.) 

Block the Boat NYC: Boycott Apartheid Israel 

When: Sunday, June 6. Attendees are asked to gather at 6:30 a.m. but the picket’s start time depends on the ship’s arrival. 

Where: Maher Terminal in Elizabeth. (1210 Corbin St.). 


SEE: Protests planned across North Jersey for Israel, Palestine, BLM and other causes

In a statement, CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut said:   

“New Jerseyans from across the state — of all religious and racial backgrounds — are standing up for Palestinian rights. In a collective voice, they are calling on New Jersey’s elected officials to stop sending our tax dollars to Israel, and for our government to take a more active role in bringing an end to Israeli aggression against indigenous 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.  


CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut, 908-668-5900,  

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