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Thursday 26 August 2010 - 08:49
Islam Times exclusive:

Speakers of a conference in Pakistan pledged their support to the people of Palestine

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Speakers of a conference in Pakistan pledged their support to the people of Palestine
Islam Times: The conference was addressed by the leaders of Palestine and Pakistan and they stressed upon the Muslim world, specially the Pakistanis that it was high time they step up their efforts for mobilizing global support for Palestine ’s liberation from Israeli occupation in order to avert Zionists’ plans of razing Al Aqsa mosque.

Representative of the Hamas movement in Lebanon and member of its political bureau, Osama Hamdan, who made a recorded address to the conference, emphasized that defense of Palestine was in fact defense of Pakistan because Zionists believed they could never successfully occupy Palestine without first destroying the ideological Muslim nations like Pakistan.

“ Israel considers Pakistan the only nuclear Islamic state that fully backs the oppressed Palestinian nation, therefore defense of Palestine tantamount to defense of Pakistan ,” he said in his tapped message for the conference.

Osama Hamdan urged Pakistani nation should use their relations with 1.5 billion Muslims of the world to help safeguard Al-Aqsa and Palestinians.

He urged Muslim masses to exert pressure on Muslim governments to motivate them to play their due role to liberate Al-Quds and defend Palestinian cause, stressing that, “Al-Quds is not an issue of Palestinians alone, it belongs to the entire Muslim Ummah.”

“We believe that resistance is the only way to defeat the Zionist regime and its occupation. God willing, the day will come when the Palestine will be freed from the Zionist occupation,” he said, adding that it was foremost duty of Muslims was to put pressure on those countries responsible for Gaza siege and other neighboring countries to open their borders with Gaza so that vital supplies could reach to the Palestinian Muslims.

He warned that “Palestinians could never give up their struggle for freedom because of siege. Palestinians prefer honorable death to ignoble compromise and subjugation.”

He stressed that Muslims must work to remove American pressure against Palestinian cause which had been the main stumbling block in resolution of Palestinian problem by ending Israeli occupation.

Palestine Foundation Central Leader Qazi Ahmed Noorani said that today Muslim rulers were scared and these fearful rulers try to appease the U.S. to perpetuate their rule. “The Muslim governments lack courage to raise their voice in support of the oppressed people of Palestine ,” he said.

He said that during the last ten years, the world witnessed unwavering resistance of Hizbullah and Hamas for a just cause. He announced people of Pakistan ’s full support for Palestinian nation and said that Pakistanis would not withdraw their just support to Palestinian brothers under any pressure.

“Pakistani people have a history of brotherly and cordial relations with Palestinian people since the day one,” he said.

JUI-S Leader Shafique Dolatzai said that said that Hamas was the only hope for freedom of Palestine . He said Palestine issue needs sincerity and practical support from the Muslim nations and governments.

Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen Balochistan leader Maulana MAqsood Doomki said that war against terrorism was basically a war against the Muslims. He said this war’s hidden aim is to make greater Israel in the heart of Islamic world.

He said that the success of Hizbullah and Hamas revived the hope among Muslims.

He underlined the need to observe Youm-al-Quds on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan following the appeal of Imam Khomeini.

Local Scholar Maulana Saeed Hashim said that Muslim world should announce clear support to the Hamas and Hizbullah’s resistance and boycott Israel and its allies.

JI leader Amanullah Shadzai,PML (Q)Leader Arbab Hashim Kasi,Chief of Barrik Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani,Former Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Abdul Haq Hashmi,PTI Provincial Leader Qasim Khan Soori,Allama Syed Hashim Musavi,Allama Juma Asadi,PLF Spokesman Sabir Karbalai, PLF Balochistan Spokesman Aamir Abbas Turi also addressed the conference.
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