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DC: National, Local Groups to Hold Press Conference, Friday Prayer Demonstration Against Israel’s Annexation of Palestinian West Bank

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/1/2020) – A coalition of local and national groups are holding a demonstration and press conference at 12:30 p.m., Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Israeli Embassy, 3514 International Dr. N.W. in Washington, D.C.

National and local Arab, Muslim, Palestinian, Jewish, and Black Lives Matter-affiliated groups will gather at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., to protest Israel’s plan to annex parts of the Palestinian West Bank in contravention of international law. Representatives from each organization will briefly address the large gathering after a Friday prayer demonstration.

Endorsing organizations are American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Freedom Fighters DC, IfNotNow-DC, Jewish Voice for Peace – DC, Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace, US Council of Muslim Organizations, and US Palestinian Council.

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Contact:

Osama Abuirshaid

Executive Director

571-276-6030

abuirshaid@ampalestine.org

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