celebration pledges to affix Hamas ‘on the frontlines’

47 celebration pledges to affix Hamas ‘on the frontlines’

The nation’s largest spiritual political celebration, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, held a large Palestinian solidarity rally in Peshawar

The chief of Pakistan’s largest spiritual political celebration, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUIF), pledged its monetary help to Hamas and vowed to affix the Palestinian militant group “on the frontlines” within the battle towards Israel throughout a large rally within the metropolis of Peshawar on Saturday, native media reported.  

If the Islamic international locations enable us passage, we’re prepared to affix the battle on the frontlines,” JUIF head Maulana Fazlur Rehman instructed the gang on the Mufti Mahmoud Convention. He revealed that Hamas had requested monetary help and stated he had promised that the celebration would supply it. 

Israel had crossed the bounds of oppression with its brutality, Rehman added, calling on the Muslim group to take a robust stand towards the occupying energy. Since Hamas’ assault final Saturday, the Israel Protection Forces have engaged within the worst bombardment of Gaza in its historical past, leaving almost 2,000 lifeless and leveling complete neighborhoods. 

Whereas Saturday’s occasion was supposed to commemorate JUIF’s founder, Mufti Mahmoud, it quickly took on the character of a Palestinian solidarity rally because of Rehman’s phrases and the looks on the convention of Hamas diaspora chief Khaled Meshaal through reside video hyperlink.  

Earlier within the week, Rehman hailed Hamas’ assault on Israel as a “historic success,” arguing the shock incursion had “destroyed Israel’s protection system and its conceitedness.” He known as for a gathering of the Group for Islamic Cooperation to affirm leaders’ help for the Palestinian trigger and condemn Israel’s actions.  

Meshaal, who based and led Hamas from 1996 till 2017 earlier than assuming his present function, had beforehand urged Muslims around the globe to take to the streets to show their help for Hamas and Palestine on Friday. Senior figures inside a number of different events, together with Jamaat-e-Islami and former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf celebration, made statements in help of Hamas throughout their Friday rallies.  

Rehman and Meshaal additionally spoke on Friday concerning the present state of affairs in Gaza, which the UN has warned is devolving right into a humanitarian disaster. 

Israel on Thursday ordered the evacuation of 1.1 million Palestinians from northern Gaza inside 24 hours and subsequently despatched floor troops in to “clear” the realm, forcing the residents of what’s already some of the densely populated areas on the earth to additional cluster collectively beneath persevering with airstrikes. The Israeli authorities has vowed to deprive the blockaded territory of electrical energy, water, and meals till the hostages taken by Hamas final Saturday are returned, an act of collective punishment which human rights consultants have warned is an egregious violation of worldwide legislation.

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