UPDATE: 200+ Groups Endorse Jan. 13 ‘March on Washington for Gaza’ in D.C., Says American Muslim Task Force on Palestine

The American Muslim Task Force on Palestine today announced that a diverse collection of more than 200 organizations nationwide are supporting the historic Jan. 13th “March on Washington for Gaza” on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. 

“President Biden has spent three months ignoring the screams of Palestinian children trapped under the rubble of their homes and the cries of grieving mothers in besieged hospitals across Gaza. This must end. We must ensure that President Biden hears the voices of the American people loudly and clearly outside the White House on Saturday, Jan. 13th.”     

Organizers expect this to be the largest in a series of Palestine solidarity marches held in Washington, DC. The march is sponsored by the American Muslim Task Force for Palestine in partnership with the ANSWER Coalition.  

The American Muslim Task Force on Palestine includes American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Muslim American Society (MAS), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Muslim Student Association-National (MSA), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) and Young Muslims (YM). 

WHERE: The National Mall, 1600 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC  

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. ET  

WHAT: National March on Washington, DC for Gaza.  

[NOTE FOR MEDIA: Reporters can register in advance here to confirm their identity, receive a press pass, and access a stage designated for journalists]. 

[NOTE FOR ATTENDEESJoin buses traveling from a number of states to the event and help spread the word]. 

[NOTE FOR ENDORSERS: Organizations interested in endorsing the march can do so here.] 

In a statement, the organizers of the March on Washington for Gaza said:

“We encourage Americans of all backgrounds to join this historic march through Washington, DC and demand that President Biden secure a ceasefire, stop providing weapons to the Israeli government, and hold Israeli officials accountable for the crimes against humanity they have committed with U.S. taxpayer dollars.”  

Al Enteshar Newspaper

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