Gaza pilgrims stranded after border attack

Islam Times | Aug 9, 2012

Islam Times – After the deadly attack near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, many Palestinian pilgrims are now stuck in the besieged coastal enclave not being able to go for the Umrah rituals which is being held in the Holy city of Mecca during the holy month of Ramadan each year.

Mr. Abu Shaaban and his wife who had prepared themselves to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah rituals in the last ten days of Ramadhan.

The closure of the Rafah crossing has not only affected the Umrah pilgrims, but also the traveling agencies who have faced financial losses leaving them with one demand- reopening of the Rafah Crossing.

A political analyst says that Egyptian authorities will continue to punish Palestinians collectively by sealing Gaza borders and tunnels after this border attack by unknown attackers.

Umrah pilgrims say they are pinning hopes on authorities in Gaza and authorities in Egypt to reopen the crossing as soon as possible.

For a reason or another, Gazan Umrah performers have always suffered from the Rafah crossing. Today, they are stranded in Gaza as the Egyptian authorities deny their right to pass to perform the Umrah.


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Martyred By Israeli Occupation Attacks

انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون

May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ ala grant the Shuhada Jannatul Firdaus, and ease it for their families, loved ones and anyone around them. Allahumma Ameen ya Rabbil Alameen. ‘ Inna Lillahi wa ‘ Inna ‘ Ilayhi Raji’un, Allahu Akbar

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* The list of shuhada does not display, the numerous victims of the zionist occupation which are undocumented by media. Nor it displays the victims of the “silent onslaught” due to restrictions of movement, ability to go to hospitals for treatment or life saving surgery, due to lack of medication because of the blockades and so on. For example: The Slow Motion Genocide by the Siege on Gaza only, killed 600 patients since Gaza got under Israeli Siege.

For an overview of All Israeli Massacres Palestinians go here

Neither does this list, display the avoidable mortality. A clear and statistical factual evidence, about the number of deaths due to indecent ruling by occupation forces. For even an occupier has obligations under International Laws, Geneva Convention and the Hague regulations, which it is neglecting. These circumstances, together with deliberate policies of the occupier to neglect and even deny every basic human right, severes avoidable mortality which is totally silenced by media or reporting organisations. While in the Holocaust, 1 on 6 Jewish people directly died of deliberate neglect, so if we believe the facts over 1 million due to avoidable mortality, neither should these same circumstances be ignores which are ongoing in Palestine. For this report displays a avoidable morality of at least 0,5 million Palestinians.

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all.





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