Thousands March for Jerusalem in DC

Press Release previously published by American Muslims for Palestine. (WASHINGTON, DC  12/18/2017) — On Saturday, December 16, thousands of Palestinian and Muslim Americans, along with Jews, Christians, and other allies, gathered in front of the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s recent declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The demonstration was organized by the U.S…

2017 Protest Against AIPAC

This year’s protest against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was marked by two rallies, one organized by the Jewish-Americans against settlements group “IfNotNow” and the other organized by Abbas Hamideh of Al-Awda, the Palestine Right To Return Coalition which was co-sponsored by ANSWER Coalition. Both protests ended in front of the Walter E.…

‘Drop the Film Fest’ protest exposes Israeli Apartheid in Chicago

Last week, twenty protesters gathered outside the Music Box Theatre on Chicago’s Northside to protest the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema (CFIC) and to support the international call for a cultural boycott of Israel. The “Drop The Film Fest” protest was organized by a coalition of members from different organizations, including For the People Artists…

Stolen Homes Coalition targets Airbnb, Fidelity Investments

The Stolen Homes Coalition’s campaign demanded Airbnb stop listing rentals in Israeli settlements, during a Day of Action on June 2. Rallies targeting Airbnb and its investors were held in 18 cities in the U.S. and abroad. The home-sharing service reportedly allows Israeli settlers to list their properties without mentioning that they are located on occupied…

Thousands gather in DC to protest AIPAC Conference

A crowd of people gathered in front of the White House on Sunday to demand the right of return for Palestinians and protest the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Protesters then marched to the Walter Washington Convention Center, where the pro-Israel lobbying group is hosting its annual convention. Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and…