Waqf, administrators of Temple Mount, incite genocide from privileged perch

Waqf, administrators of Temple Mount, incite genocide from privileged perch

[Ed. – These are only some of the latest incidents.  It’s been going on for a while now.]

It is time to put the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf, the Muslim authority that exercises jurisdiction over the Temple Mount, on notice. It has violated the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

The convention, which became international law in 1951, defines genocide as an attempt to destroy — in whole or in part — a national, religious or ethnic group. It also lists actions that can be punished under the convention, such as direct and public incitement to genocide and complicity in genocide. …

A few recent examples should give people a sense of the genocidal incitement broadcast on the Temple Mount, which Muslims call, ironically enough, “The Noble Sanctuary.”

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In May 2017, Palestinian preacher Ali Abu Ahmad told a crowd atop the Temple Mount that “It is time for you to mobilize in order to finish off the monstrous entity of the Jews.” He also called on Allah to “annihilate the Jews” to which his audience said, “Amen.” He also called on Allah to enable his audience to kill the Jews, to which his audience also said, “Amen.” This incitement was documented by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

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