UNESCO have opened the floodgates towards greater Palestinian incitement following their two recent resolutions that effectively deny the Jewish connection to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and Western Wall.
A chilling video of a speech by Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs demonstrates exactly why UNESCO has consequently empowered the Palestinian Authority in their aggression against Israel when it removed the Hebrew names of Jerusalem’s holy sites and replaced them with Islamic names.
The speech praised UNESCO’s decision as endorsement from the international community. It also claimed that “only Muslims have the right” to Temple Mount and Western Wall and that “no one has the right to be our partner”.
In front of a large audience, including Palestinian leader Abbas, Mahmoud Al-Habbash said (parenthesizes added),
“Jerusalem is occupied Palestinian land. Jerusalem is the property of the Palestinians. The UNESCO resolution yesterday [Oct. 13, 2016] is a victory for the truth. It is a victory for justice. It is a victory for the true history of this land and for all of humanity. UNESCO’s resolution confirms what we think and believe in, that Jerusalem and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in particular, and the Al-Buraq Wall (i.e., Western Wall) and the Al-Buraq [Wall] plaza are all purely Islamic and Palestinian assets and no one has the right to be our partner in that. No one has the right. We are the owners and we have the right to it. Only the Muslims have the right to the Al-Aqsa [Mosque] and the Al-Buraq [Wall] and the Al-Buraq [Wall] plaza which is purely Islamic waqf property… This is a message to Israel from us (i.e., the Palestinians) that we have the right and from all of the international community. [The message] from us is that we will not renounce our right as long as we live. And even if we die, future generations will follow us from our sons and grandchildren who will adhere to this right.”
Watch the video provided by PMW here:
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