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Foundation warns of plan to turn Islamic cemetery into Talmudic park


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Palestine Information Center – March 25, 2012

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — The Aqsa foundation for endowment and heritage (AFEH) has condemned the Jewish settlers’ desecration of Bab El-Rahma cemetery in occupied Jerusalem on Saturday and plans to turn part of it into Talmudic park.

It said in a statement on Sunday that Zionist fanatic groups in cooperation with the Israeli “higher court of justice” were launching steps on the ground toward that end.

AFEH also said that a group of 20 Jewish settlers offered Talmudic rituals inside the graveyard, which is adjacent to the Aqsa mosque, and danced over the graves leading to the destruction of two headstones.

AFEH quoted one of the guards of the cemetery as saying that he shouted at the settlers, telling them they should leave the cemetery but they refused and insulted him. They continued in their dancing that destroyed the headstones, he said.

The guard said that he summoned the police, adding that two border policemen and a female conscript came to the scene and were content with watching the settlers and did not even bother to talk to them.

Bab El-Rahma is a 1400-year-old cemetery and is near to Bab El-Rahma gate of the Aqsa mosque. AFEH said that any attack on the graveyard is an attack on the holy Aqsa mosque.

March 25, 2012 - Posted by | Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism, Illegal Occupation | , , , , ,

1 Comment

  1. These fanatic, racists settlers are the maniacs who posed as Arabs on 9/11. These people will do ANYTHING to get the US to fight THEIR enemies in the middle-east.

    Comment by Long Shanks | March 26, 2012


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