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Al-Quds Day Rally in Chicago

Leena Saleh, SJP DePaul

This year Chicago, for the first time, held an Al-Quds day rally on Friday at the Daley Center on the corner of Dearborn and Washington.

September 3rd  is the International Day of Al-Quds. It is an annual event opposing Israel’s control of Jerusalem. Anti-Zionist demonstrations are held on this day in Muslim and Arab countries and non-Muslim countries all over the world.

Protesters face the corner of Dearborn and Washington (Photo by: Leena Saleh)

Not only was this Chicago’s first annual Al-Quds Day rally but an event that happened that morning made it even more significant. In Quetta, Pakistan at least 57 people were killed and over 150 injured in a suicide bomb attack targeting the Al-Quds rally being held (Dawn Media Group).
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