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CAIR to Join Other Rights Groups at Kansas City Rally Against Trump’s Jerusalem Policy Change

(KANSAS CITY, MO, 12/8/2017) — On Saturday December 9, the Kansas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Kansas) will join the Muslim American Society-Kansas City (MAS-KC) and Citizens for Justice in the Middle East (CJME) for a rally at the J.C. Nichols Fountain, Country Club Plaza, in Kansas City, Mo., to protest President Trump’s change of a decades-long policy on the status of Jerusalem.

WHAT:  Rally to Protest Trump’s Jerusalem Policy Change Announcement

WHEN:  Saturday, December 9, 2-4:30 p.m.

WHERE: J.C. Nichols Fountain, Country Club Plaza, KC-MO

CONTACT:  MAS-KC Representative Fadi Benyalmarjeh, 816-213-3022,, CAIR-Kansas Board Member Habib Mir, 913-221-1124,

CAIR is calling on Americans of all backgrounds to contact their elected representatives to oppose Trump’s reckless change of policy on Jerusalem.

CAIR Action Alert: Contact Your Elected Representatives About Jerusalem

“This impulsive, unjustified and drastic change overturning a long-standing policy of the United States will harm our Muslim allies and our nation’s strategic foreign policy interests, and will empower political and religious extremists of all stripes at home and abroad,” said Habib Mir, Board Member of CAIR-Kansas, “It should be rejected and opposed by all Americans in favor of a fair and peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” he continued.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR-Kansas Board Member Habib Mir, 913-221-1124,,  MAS-KC Representative Fadi Benyalmarjeh, 816-213-3022,, and CJME Representative Jim Fleming 816-213-1885,, CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726,


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