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CAIR On Air: Stop the Annexation of Palestine, Defunding Apartheid

(WASHINGTON, DC., 7/2/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host a live 30-minute “CAIR On Air: The Muslim Action Hour” at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube.

Facebook GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

YouTube GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv

Today’s program is themed “Stop the Annexation of Palestine, Defunding Apartheid” with guests: 

  • Taher Herzallah, American Muslims for Palestine Associate Director of Outreach
  • Jinan Shbat, Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee National Organizer 

This show will be a conversation on the implications of the Israeli annexation of Palestine and how the U.S. government assists in funding it in the form of military aid. This program will discuss changing sentiments around Palestine in the United States, especially in context of the Black Lives Matter movement.

[NOTEPlease submit your questions to aajeen@cair.com]

CAIR On AIR episodes will be live at 3 p.m. (ET) on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Future daily programs will feature spiritual leaders, health care professionals, counselors, experts, community advocates, and CAIR leaders from around the country.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, 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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com

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