Thousands offer Friday prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque & protested against Israel


Apr 8, 2023

Amid several restrictions and hurdles created by the Israeli forces in the old city of Jerusalem and in & around the Al-Aqsa Mosuqe; thousands of Palestinians gathered and offered Friday prayers at Masjid-e-Aqsa.

Men, women, children, and elders had gathered inside the courtyard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque to register their protest against the brutality and attacks of the Israeli troops. They also denounced the airstrike carried on the certain parts of Gaza strip by the Israeli forces.

“Who are you? We are called the Palestinians. No matter how brutal & cruel the occupation becomes & the wars increase in our contry, we rise again from under the rubble to defend out land & our sanctities holy site,’’ Islam Essa, an activist from Gaza tweeted.

It may be mentioned here that several Palestinians have been injured after Israeli forces had carried out violent raid inside the Masjid-e-Aqsa on last Tuesday night.

The worshippers have beaten up badly by the heavily armed Israeli forces who stormed inside the Masjid-e-Aqsa and shelled tear gas and stun grenades into the Qibli prayer Hall, where many worshippers including children, elders were staying to offer prayers.

Protest against Israel in different countries

The people from different countries took out mass rallies and protested in front of Israeli Embassies against the Israeli forces brutality and attacks on Palestinians. They expressed solidarity with Palestinians and support to Masjid-e-Aqsa.

People in London and Jordan held mass protest and taken out rallies in solidarity with Palestinians. Outside the Israeli embassies people had gathered and demonstrated against the ongoing Israeli settlers and troops attacks. They demanded immediate closure of the Israeli embassies there.

Also, Jordanian students rallied at the campus (University of Jordan) to express their solidarity and support with Palestinians and Al-Aqsa Mosque.


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