(SEATTLE, WA, 6/14/21) — CAIR Washington, the Washington state Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), today joined more than 75 Washington state organizations in demanding justice for Palestine in a full-page ad published in The Seattle Times.
The Muslim Association of Puget Sound Muslim Empowerment Network (MAPS-AMEN) paid for the advertisement with the intended purpose of pressuring Washington state representatives, including Rep. Pramila Jayapal, to support H.R. 2590: “Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act.”
CAIR Washington has been part of a chorus of voices in Western Washington that have been calling for an end to U.S. tax dollars being used to kill Palestinian children, attack religious worshippers, and violate international law.
“We are proud to join this coalition that calls for justice and accountability for Palestinians, which has evaded them for far too long, said Imraan Siddiqi, Executive Director at CAIR Washington. “We call on our elected officials to take actions once and for all to defund the bombing, destruction and apartheid that Palestinians must face on a daily basis.”
Read the full statement here: https://conta.cc/3pQ0wCe
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AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA: Imraan Siddiqi, CAIR-WA Executive Director
CAIR’s mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, proteger las libertades civiles, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.