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Official USCMO Statement Regarding Emgage

In the name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful All praise and thanks belong to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds May peace and prayers be upon Prophet Muhammad and his family Oct. 8, 2020 Assalamu alaykum Brothers and Sisters: On behalf of the entire US...

Killing of George Floyd and Persecution of Black America

Killing of George Floyd and Persecution of Black America

(Washington, D.C., 5/29/2020) — "For persecution is far more grievous than killing …" – The Quran, 2:191. Minneapolis police officers marked Memorial Day by suffocating an utterly subdued black man named George Floyd to death as he pleaded with his last stifled words...

USCMO Holds Coronavirus Crisis Teleconf. for Leaders

USCMO Holds Coronavirus Crisis Teleconf. for Leaders

(Washington, D.C., 3/26/2020) — The U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations convened its first National Muslim Leadership Teleconference on the Coronavirus Covid-19 contagion’s impact on the Muslim community on March 21. Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Andre Carson (D-IN)...

USCMO Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

(Chicago, IL) - On December 15, 2018, the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) celebrated its 5th Anniversary at the Chicago Marriot in Oak Brook, IL. The event commemorated USMCO’s 5 years of unity, collaboration and dedication to serve the American Muslim...

Crowds gather around world to protest Jerusalem decision

Crowds gather around world to protest Jerusalem decision

From the day the U.S. recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, after which OIC members declared east Jerusalem as capital of Palestine, the chain of protests on the side of Palestinians have been getting larger not only in the region, but around the world. Many...

Thousands Protest Al-Quds Decision in D.C.

Thousands of people have held rallies in Washington, protesting at US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize al-Quds as the Zionist entity’s capital. The protesters gathered near the White House on Saturday, waving Palestinian flags and carrying banners...

Thousands Respond to Jerusalem Rally in D.C.

Thousands Respond to Jerusalem Rally in D.C.

(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...

Join the Rally for Jerusalem

Join the Rally for Jerusalem

By the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO); the largest coalition of national, regional, and local Muslim organizations on Saturday December 16, 2017, 12 PM. Near the Whitehouse, Washington D.C.   Click here to download the bundle of these files.  ...

Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition

Trump basks in warmth of his Jerusalem recognition

Edna Duncan | December 11, 2017   While Muslims performed the prayer in front of the White House, Rabbi Weiss and his companions held banners that read: "Torah true Jews in Jerusalem and Worldwide condemn the aggression in Al-Aqsa and the occupation of Palestine"...

Protests against Trump's Jerusalem Decision Continue

Protests against Trump's Jerusalem Decision Continue

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – People across the world continued their protest against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem (al-Quds) as Israel's capital. Hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists on Saturday staged a protest in Paris against Israeli Prime Minister...