Mass reaction to zionist occupiers in Istanbul
ISTANBUL - Zionist occupiers were cursed and protested in Istanbul, Turkiye, for they were martyrs of Muslims in the Masjid al-Aqsa and blocking the entrance to the al-Haram al-Sharif.
Ten of thousands of people gathered in Beyazit Square in Istanbul after Friday prayer protested the Zionist invaders on occasion of martyrs Muslims in the Masjid al-Aqsa, and close the entrance of al-Haram al-Sharif.
IHH [Humanitarian Relief Foundation] President Bülent Yıldırım, Founder of the Foundation of the Siyer Mehmet Emin Yıldırım, Chairman of the Anatolian Youth Association Salih Turhan, ÖNDER Chairman Halit Bekiroğlu, MUSIAD President Abdurrahman Kaan and many NGO administrators attended.
Following the speeches, HAMAS Leader Ismail Haniyeh addressed tens of thousands of people gathered in Beyazit Square via live telephone connection.
While many takbirs were shouting, zionist terrorists were cursed with the slogans “go hell israel”.
The officials of the non-governmental organizations, who came to the platform, talked about the Zionist barbarism in the Masjid al-Aqsa, first, ÖNDER Chairman Halit Bekiroğlu addressed the Istanbulites gathered in the square.
“Jerusalem sooner or later will be free”
Bekiroğlu said, "Today we send greetings from Istanbul to Jerusalem. We send greetings to Jerusalem on Friday departures from all over of Turkiye. Today in Beyazıt, we send our message once again to the whole world from Turkiye. We say that sooner or later Jerusalem will be free by God's permission. Jerusalem gives martyrs or veterans as we have just heard, will be free in the shortest time with Allah's will as long as we stay sharp, stay decisive, act with sense. Let's not try to imprison the Jerusalem issue with our own narrow insights. Jerusalem is a common issue for all of us, Jerusalem is our common stakeholder.”
MUSIAD President Abdurrahman Kaan, who came to the microphone after Bekiroğlu said, “This struggle is a struggle for Islam. We are how gathered under these minarets in Beyazıt, I hope that we will all gather together under the Masjid al-Aqsa. As in all of Turkiye, we are pursuing the Islamic cause as all businessmen as in this case and I hope that we will never leave this case. Because to win our afterlife, we will continue with this struggle.”
IHH President Bülent Yıldırım, who came out on the platform later stated that he made the following statement:
“This square has witnessed to our brothers and sisters who have come together for Palestine for many years and witnessed to you and those who will come here from now on. Some of our brothers in these places have martyred for the cause of Islam in many parts of the world. Now those who are like you in Jerusalem now walk, feelings of the same feelings, walking against the bullets of Israel. They are not afraid of anyone besides Allah. They protect the Masjid al-Aqsa, they fall down, and their heads are crushed. We are with them.”
Later, AGD [Anatolian Youth Association] President Salih Turhan, who came to the microphone, addressed to the participants and said:
“We are gathered to show that we are with our brothers in the blessed place of praise to Allah, and we are in the blessed place of our brothers and sisters. This square, Beyazıt Square has always been regarded as a struggle square. When any issue related to the oppressed comes to the agenda, related to the headscarf, our brothers and sisters filled in and carried out actions. In the result of these actions the freedom of the headscarf was won.”
“You cannot buy a land with money that captured by blood”
“There is the tomb of Abdul Hamid at the opposite. You all know. When zionist came to him, ‘we will pay all of your debts and give us the Palestinian lands,’ related to the Palestinian lands. Then he answered with honor and said, ‘you cannot buy a land with money that captured by blood’.”
Ismail Heniye: Today we are together in everywhere to defend the Masjid al-Aqsa
HAMAS Lider Ismail Haniyeh, who later addressed the issues with the phone connection, spoke as follows:
I greet you all with heartfelt wishes from the heart. Today we are all together in everywhere to defend Masjid Al-Aqsa, to stand against Zionists that they plan to demolish the Masjid al-Aqsa, which prevents the entrance of the Masjid al-Aqsa, both restrict the time and seize the rights of the Muslims locally. Turkiye may be geographically distant from Jerusalem and Masjid al-Aqsa, but the very close with the faith to the al-Masjid al-Aqsa as a believer. Turkiye and Masjid al-Aqsa are same because they never left Masjid alQsa alone with its people, political, in the history and now. Any troubles to Masjid al-Aqsa accepted as their trouble. They never left us alone in squares.”
Haniyeh: “Turkiye has approached the Masjid al-Aqsa in two directions: One is of faith. Masjid al-Aqsa is a common subject of Muslims as it is Turkiye’s too. Second direction, Turkiye has tried to do more with its administration, its people, its communities, and NGOs, organized marches. They never stopped back from showing any sacrifice.”
Emphasizing that they will continue to resist Masjid al-Aqsa until they it is liberated, “We will never leave our sentry post until we free the great Masjid al-Aqsa. We will continue our march with you.” (Suat Tink - ILKHA)