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CAIR to Co-Sponsor Palestinian Rights Rally Outside White House UAE-Israel Treaty Signing

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 9/14/20) – On Tuesday, September 15, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will join a coalition of more than 50 organizations co-sponsoring a protest rally outside the White House in opposition to the US-brokered normalization treaty between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel. [NOTE: Participants should wear face masks and practice social distancing.]

Rally organizers are calling for no normalization between the two nations until Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory ends, its planned annexation of Palestinian territories is canceled and the system of apartheid and segregation that oppresses Palestinians is abolished.

The protest will take place on the same day and time as the treaty’s signing ceremony.

WHAT: No to Normalization with Israel! Free Palestine! Rally

WHEN: Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 11 AM – 3 PM EDT

WHERE: The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington D.C., 20500

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/2385385028432836/

The rally is being organized by Al-Awda, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, CODE PINK: Women for Peace; Daarna; Organizing for Palestine; U.S. Palestinian Council; and many other organizations.  

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its 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 National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Director of Government Affairs Department Robert S. McCaw, 202-999-8292, rmccaw@cair.com  

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