IQNA

11:37 - May 05, 2021
News ID: 3474630
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Speakers at an international congress on the holy city of Jerusalem al-Quds underlined that the city should be liberated and all Palestinians should be able to return to their lands.

 

As the International Quds Day approaches, the second Al-Quds Congress was held online Tuesday due to the coronavirus restrictions.

Speakers at the webinar underlined all world Muslims’ support for Palestinians.

They said that Muslim should rise up to defend Palestine and that it needs Islamic unity.

They also described the International Quds Day as a slap in the face of the Zionist regime and other enemies of Islam.

This day is one for reviving the issue of Palestine and seeking justice by the world, Suheil Asa’ad, a scholar and media activist said at the event.

He added that in order for Palestine to become an independent state, all Palestinians should return home.

He said a free Palestine will let Muslims, Christians and Jews to live together in peace and this is the demand of all people of Palestine.

Other speakers referred to the Zionist regime as the cause of insecurity, instability, poverty, and conflicts in the region, hoping for the liberation of Palestine and an end to Israeli occupation.

The International Quds Day is a legacy of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, who designated the day in solidarity with Palestinians.

Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, the International Quds Day has been held worldwide on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

This year, the International Quds Day falls on Friday, May 7.

 

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