News Thousands protest Jerusalem decision in Washington
Thousands gathered near by the White House on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel.The nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organizations, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Amarican Society (MAS), the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations,Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) and Jews United Against Zionism took their grievances to the U.S. Capitol. “Jerusalem(al-Quds) is the eternal capital of Palestine whether Trump or his buddy, the war criminal, Benjamin Netanyahu like it or not,” AMP Director Osama Abu Irshaid said during his speech to protesters. “If Mr. President wants to give property to the state of Israel, he should give one of his properties if he really owns them,” Abu Irshaid continued. “But we don’t really know how much he owns because he never declared his taxes.” He said that al-Quds does not belong to Trump or Israel and Trump has no right to give away Palestinian’s land.
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