Friday 5 April 2024 - 11:35

Quds Day Symbolizes All-Out Support for Palestinian Cause

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Quds Day Symbolizes All-Out Support for Palestinian Cause
The pro-Palestinian event is held every year on the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan. 

This year’s Quds Day rallies will be held worldwide on Friday, April 5, 2024.

The Israeli regime continues the war, despite the UN Security Council passing a resolution, calling for an immediate cease-fire during Ramadan and Tel Aviv appearing before the International Court of Justice for the first time on charges of "genocide" against the Palestinians.

The death toll from Israel's war on Gaza has risen to 32,705, the Health Ministry said in a statement, adding that 75,190 people have been injured since October 7, 2023.

Quds Day symbolizes all-out support for Palestinian cause

The attacks target civilian areas and vital infrastructure while blocking humanitarian aid, leading to widespread hunger and medical shortages.
Hospitals have been operating far beyond capacity due to rising numbers of patients and displaced civilians seeking shelter.

The provision of essential health services – from maternal and newborn care to treatment for chronic conditions – has been severely compromised. 

The UN has warned of a deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, amid Israel's tightened siege and an increasing death toll from its military attacks.

International Quds Day is considered the legacy of the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Imam Khomeini, who is revered as a spiritual leader by Muslims worldwide.

In 1979, shortly after leading an Islamic revolution that toppled the US-backed Shah of Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini named the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan Quds Day.

Quds Day symbolizes all-out support for Palestinian cause

Every year on the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, worldwide rallies are held to commemorate the Palestinian people’s resistance against Israel and their struggles to liberate their territories which have been occupied by the Israeli regime for decades.

Millions of pro-Palestinian demonstrators, including Muslims and non-Muslims, take to the streets to denounce Israel’s atrocities against the people of Palestine. 

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has termed the Zionist regime as a terrorist camp against the Palestinian nation and other Muslim nations. 

He believes it is a collective responsibility to fight against this despotic regime, noting that weakness and discord in the Islamic Ummah have prepared the ground for the usurpation of Palestine.

“Al-Quds Day this year synchronizes with important developments.”

Quds Day symbolizes all-out support for Palestinian cause

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah has addressed the worshippers in Beirut’s Dahiyeh and elsewhere marking the First Night of Al-Qadr, calling for massive participation in Hezbollah central ceremony that will be held to mark Al-Quds International Day.

The annual event is seen as an opportunity for freedom-seeking people across the world, regardless of faith, to voice their support for the cause of Palestine and vent their anger against the Apartheid regime of Israel.

Millions of people in Iran and other Muslim and non-Muslim countries hold rallies in solidarity with the Palestinians.

Quds Day is a far cry from a casual Islamic religious event. It is, indeed, a human rights event open to both Muslims and non-Muslims alike.