Muslim leaders react to the massacre of unarmed people in Gaza

Yesterday, the bloodiest day in Gaza since 2014 ensued. 58 Palestinian protesters were slaughtered, and thousands injured as Israel “defended it’s borders” during a rally protesting the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem.

Religious leaders and activists took to social media to stand against such violent oppression and call for the international community to stop sitting idle and act in the face of yesterday’s massacre.

Yasir Qadhi draws upon the story of David and Golliath to express his admiration of the new face of the resistance, Fadi Abu Salah, on Facebook:

I have been too distraught to write anything regarding the horrific massacres perpetrated by the Apartheid State against…

Posted by Yasir Qadhi on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

He goes further in depicting the language used by mass media outlets.

Palestinian-American Imam Omar Suleiman retweeted the contemporary relevance of #nakba70:

Palestinian-American activist, Linda Sarsour, re-tweeted a Jewish man’s position on yesterday’s violence:

She went further in retweeting a post highlighting the disregard for Palestinian life:

Scholar Ingrid Mattson highlights the irony of blurred lines between religious and political affairs:

She simply and boldly states:

Imam Qari Asim draws upon statements from Amnesty International, calling for the protection of human rights:

According to Amnesty International: “We are witnessing an abhorrent violation of international law & human rights in…

Posted by Imam Qari Muhammad Asim on Monday, May 14, 2018

Adam Kelwick sends prayers to Palestine from his current humanitarian mission in Yemen:

Special prayers from #Yemen 🇾🇪 for the people of #Palestine 🇵🇸

Posted by Adam Kelwick on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

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