Condemn the Israeli attack on Al - Aqsa Mosque
The Turkish people and some NGOs, last Monday (26/10) protest and strongly condemn the Israeli attack into Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Muslims first Qiblah and the third shrine after the Kaaba in Mecca and the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Protests launched several hours after Israeli special forces attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning, firing rubber-coated bullets and tear gas canisters. The clashes erupted earlier on Sunday when Israeli forces using grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets being thrown into the courtyard, away all Palestinian pilgrims who were gathered at the mosque. Israeli troops surrounded about 200 pilgrims in the holy building. At least 30 Palestinians, have been injured since fierce fighting between Palestinian activists who use stones, shoes and hands with weapons at Israeli troops in and around Al-Aqsa mosque. Around 20 Palestinians arrested by Israeli troops during a confrontation. Gathered in front of a Metro station, thousands of people marched to the consulate general of Israel. They chanted slogans to condemn Israel, and they burned the Israeli flag in front of the consulate. Thousands of people chanted slogans during the march "Close the Zionist embassy", "Greetings to Hamas, keep your opponent!." A joint press statement on behalf of all the demonstrators read out by the Humanitarian Aid Foundation (ihh) Chairman Bulent YILDIRIM. YILDIRIM said in his speech, "the Consul General of Israel to see us from the consulate building behind us now. I turned to him and said:" You know very well how to kill women and children, but we are not afraid of you. Do not look for reasons and try to justify the slaughter. " "You are a murderer and consulates will be closed. Elimination of Israel from Konya Military Exercise great, but it was not enough. All military agreements (with Turkey) should be abolished," he said, recently referring to the elimination of Israel from the Turkish military training center . "A rabbi who came from the United States said it was time to build a third mosque and pointed at the end of 2009. All of these attacks is to serve this purpose. But we will not allow it. If necessary, one billion Muslims will defend the Masjid Al - Aqsa with their lives. "