Rallies and demonstrations were held in cities across the US, Australia and elsewhere in the world to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe) Day, which marks the 1948 forced expulsion of nearly 800,000 Palestinians from their homes in historical Palestine as Israel proclaimed its illegal existence, Press TV reported.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh called for the international community’s immediate intervention after Israeli soldiers fatally shot three young Palestinians in separate incidents across the West Bank, further pushing tensions in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory towards a large-scale eruption.
Iran on Monday condemned the latest acts of aggression by Israeli forces against worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of occupied Al-Quds, saying that the issue of Palestine is the top priority of the Muslim world.
A new report by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Israeli forces have killed eight Palestinians and injured 140 others, including 20 children, in the occupied Palestinian territories in a span of two weeks.
Israel’s 73-year occupation of Palestine has displaced millions of Palestinians around the world. The regime’s crimes and atrocities against Palestinian people and the oppression of the main owners of the Palestinian lands accelerated their displacement. Palestine’s Ambassador to Tehran Salah al-Zawawi gave us detailed figures of displaced Palestinians around the world.