Karachi: There was a consensus on the issue of Palestine that the Israeli occupation on the land of Palestine and places of worship especially the Al-Quds could only be set free through armed struggle (JIHAD). The consensus was manifested during the All Party Conference (APC) held under the aegis of Jamaat-e Islami Karachi chapter at the Idara-e Noor-e Haq yesterday (Tuesday). The APC was presided over by the JI Azad Kashmere Ameer Abdul Rasheed Turabi. Speaking on the occasion, Turabi said that it was the armed struggle of Islamic groups in Palestine especially the Hizb Allah, Hammas and others that the issue of Palestine emerged as the international issue. While giving his ultimate remarks on suggestions and recommendations about the way of resolving the issue of Palestine and riddance of the Israeli occupation, he vowed that only JIHAD was the way to liberate the land of Palestine and Al-Quds.
He lauded JI for playing its role for raising voice and causing different political parties to stand united on international issues particularly those that pertained to the Muslims across the world. Speaking on the occasion, JI Karachi chapter Ameer Muhammad Hussain Mahenti said that Palestine was the land of birth of several Messengers of Allah the Almighty. The Israeli occupation over the land of Palestine led to genocide of the Palestinian Muslims and they were the Palestinians that constituted the largest number of the immigrants a cross the world only because of the barbaric cruelty of the Israeli troops.
Moatmar Alama-e Islami Leader Mir Nawaz Khan Marwat in his address said that the state of Israel was recognized by Russia and other countries of the West amid a debate on the state of Israel. The Israeli delegate had suddenly announced that the state of Israel was established and it was recognized immediately without voting on the subject matter.
He also criticized the role of rulers of the 57 Muslim countries and Organisation of Islamic Conference for becoming subject to the dictation of the United States. He said that the United Nations had passed 81 resolution son Palestine but the Israel had acted upon none of them, which was a big question on the UNO.
Al-Quds Association of Lebanon Leader Dr Haider in his address said that the issue of Palestine was an international issue that called for immediate attention. He said that on more than 30 locations, the Israeli government had with force eliminated the signs of Islamic sacred importance. The Israeli government had with force deprived the Palestinians of their rights of potable water, food resources, health and education facilities and the Palestinians have been thrown into camp-life.
Incharge of Political Science department of University of Lebanon and incharge of political wing of Hizb Allah of Lebanon D Ahmed Malli in his address said that the Pakistani nation had always supported the cause of liberation of the Palestine. He urged upon the political parties of Pakistan and the Pakistani people that they should press the Pakistani government for raising voice against the tyranny of the Israeli forces onto the innocent Palestinians and for the resolution of the issue of Palestine.
He expressed hope that the APC would adopt a concrete line of action toward the speedy resolution of the issue of Palestine. Mahfouz Yar Khan of Awami Muslim League in his address said that the issue of Palestine could only be resolved by way of Islamic JIHAD.
Addressing the APC, Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Saleem Zia Awan Advocate said that JIHAD was the only way to liberate the occupied land of Palestine for which, he assured, the PML-N leadership was fully prepared and supports the way of JIHAD. Spokesperson of Palestine Foundation, Sabir Karbalai in his address said that the issue of Palestine should not be confined to the issue of the Palestinians but it should be taken as the international issue of human rights.
Dr Muhammad Siddique Rathor of JUP, Muzaffar Ahmed Hashmi of Palestine Foundation, Nusrat Mirza of Muslim Rabita (Coordination) Council, Alhaj Muhammad Rafi, Mufti Usman Yar Khan of JUP, Dr Alauddin of Muslim League Sher-e Bengal, Muhammad Aslam Ghori, Maulana Muhammad Yar Khan of Ansar Al Ummah also addressed the APC and condemned Israel, USA, Britain for killings of Palestinians, Israeli occupation and vowed to support the way of JIHAD for the liberation of the occupied land of Palestine.
JI Leader Muslim Pervez tabled a resolution on the issue of Palestine demanding immediate resolution of the issue was passed unanimously. Another resolution was also passed on the condemnation of government of Myanmar over genocide of Burmese Muslim.