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OIC Strongly Denounces Attacks Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Worshippers

OIC Strongly Denounces Attacks Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Worshippers

Friday, 15 April, 2022 - 17:00
Muslim worshippers clean-up debris following clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli police at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex, on April 15, 2022. (AFP)

Secretariat General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly denounced on Friday the Israeli forces' storming ad closure of the gates of Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

At least 152 worshippers were injured in the unrest and hundreds were arrested.

The OIC deemed the developments a dangerous escalation, an attack against the entire Islamic nation and a flagrant violation of the international resolutions and charters.

It held Israel responsible for the repercussions of such daily crimes and offenses against the Palestinian people and their territories.

The OIC called on the United Nations Security Council to shoulder its responsibility to protect the Palestinian people, as well as the sacred places, and prevent future Israeli Israeli attacks that fuel extremism, religious divisions and instability in the region.

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