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Muslim Council condemns Israel’s attack on Palestinians

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The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) in a statement yesterday vehemently condemned Israel’s deadly attack on the innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, and held Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump and the US Government responsible for this pogrom.

In a statement issued by its president N.M. Ameen, the MCSL said it condemned the violent aggression and murder of children, women and men carried out by Israeli armed forces along the Gaza border, which has led to the deaths of over 55 civilians. The victims were protesting against the provocation caused by the United States by inaugurating its embassy in Jerusalem.

“President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu should be personally held responsible for the wanton murder of over 55 persons and severe injury to over 1,500 civilians.

“This violence by the Israeli defence forces also caused huge damage to Palestinian property. We call upon the international community to condemn in no uncertain terms this act of genocide and hold the two leaders responsible for crimes against humanity and bring them before the international court of justice for war crimes,” the statement read.

The MCSL also called on the international community to ensure the withdrawal of the Israeli Defence Force from the Gaza Strip and bring to an end the violence and destruction of Palestinian territories. The MCSL also urged Russia, the leaders in the Middle East, Muslim nations across the world, the European Union, Canada and Australia to form a coalition to address the Palestinian crisis and ensure the total withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian lands and to bring about a lasting solution to Israel’s ethnic cleansing.

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