Washington, D.C.- Muslim advocacy organization, Emgage Action, condemns the obstruction of the hearing of Dilawar Syed as the Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration. This is the fifth time Republicans have obstructed Syed’s hearing. “The continued Republican boycott of Dilawar Syed’s nomination is a reflection of bigotry and Islamophobia. Syed’s years of experience as an entrepreneur, and his
Crimes motivated by race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability pose a serious national threat. As an organization dedicated to representing and protecting religious and ethnic minorities, Emgage Action is committed to fighting deadly displays of racism and Islamophobia by supporting legislation that tackles these issues.
Donald J. TrumpPresident of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Michael PompeoSecretary of the Department of State 2201 C Street NWWashington, DC 20520 Michael PenceVice President of the United States 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 John BarsaActing Administrator of USAID 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 June 18,
Around the world, ultra-nationalist parties & politicians have put the basic human rights of religious and ethnic minorities under assault, on a scale not seen since WWII. As an organization committed to the rights and dignity of all individuals, we are pursuing Congressional actions to combat their persecution.