(WASHINGTON, D.C, 12/16/17) – American Muslims, Jews, Christians and others assembled near the White House to protest President Trump’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Several leaders spoke at the noon rally at Ellipse Park. The protestors came from all states of the nation with some in buses organized from around the country. The rally goers then marched on to the Capitol building.
The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, and organizer of the rally called for all Muslim organizations and Mosques to join hands and be united in opposing this unjust move.
The founding members of USCMO are American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA), Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), The Mosque Cares (Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed).
Like millions of people around the globe, ICNA’s leadership and members are processing the heartbreaking news of a 7.8 earthquake and aftershocks that wreaked havoc