Aqil: Israeli practices represent a flagrant violation of all international norms and conventions
Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights condemns 1,400 Israeli settlers storming the tomb of the Prophet Joseph, peace be upon him, in the city of Nablus in the West Bank at dawn today, Wednesday, November 27, 2019, to perform Jewish Talmudic prayers, amidst strict protection by the occupation army, which fired tear gas canisters to disperse a number of The Palestinian youth who refused this raid, which resulted in the injury of 15 Palestinians, and cases of suffocation.
Ayman Aqil, head of the Maat Foundation, said that such practices represent a flagrant violation of all international norms and covenants, and represent a clear violation of Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that it is not permissible to attack religious places, and Aqeel called for the formation of a special international investigation committee to investigate the ongoing attacks. The right of religious sanctities in Palestine.
The head of Maat Foundation called on all international bodies and organizations to preserve the legal status of religious sanctities in Palestine, and to immediately intervene to stop the ongoing Israeli violations against the Palestinian people, calling on the United Nations Secretary-General to stand up to his legal responsibilities towards the holy sites and put an end to these violations.