The Israeli occupation continues its judaization plan targeting Jerusalem since occupying Palestine—a scheme that turned every Palestinian tree, stone, and thing into targets.
The Israeli occupation has escalated its aggression these days. It, indeed, takes advantage of the unlimited support from the US administration and the absolute silence of the international community, while some Arab states scramble to normalise ties with the Israeli occupation. This has promoted the Israeli occupation to commit a massacre of home demolitions in Wadi al-Humus in Sur Baher village, south occupied Jerusalem, the largest of its kind since occupying the holy city. Furthermore, the Israeli occupation continues to target Jerusalem’s Isawiya village with home demolitions and displacement of its residents.
In light of the developments in Jerusalem these days, Hamas states the following:
First: Hamas salutes Jerusalem’s Palestinian residents, including women, men, and the elderly, for their significant role in resisting the judaization plan despite the Israeli aggression and violations in the holy city.
Second: The Israeli occupation will pay the price for its aggression against Jerusalem and its holy sites.
Third: The Islamic and Arab regimes and peoples have to stand up for Jerusalem and support its residents who have been defending the Palestinian identity.
Fourth: The Israeli aggression against Jerusalem is relentless. The Israeli occupation is preparing for further home demolitions in Wad al-Humus. Therefore, all segments of the Palestinian people have to fulfill their role in supporting the residents of destroyed houses.
Fifth: We call on all concerned parties to raise the issue of home demolitions in the international forums and expose the Israeli occupation and its racist, ethnic-cleansing approach.
July 31, 2019