16 April 2009

Israel Breaks It's Own Law

Moron racists, they belive the law does not apply to them:

Israeli police violate own ban, pray near Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police officers in charge of preventing extremist settlers from performing religious rituals near the Al-Aqsa Mosque were seen praying there on Thursday.

Settlers had earlier been prevented by Jerusalem police from reaching Lion's Gate near Al-Aqsa on Thursday, yet the police themselves were later seen praying there.

Ma'an's Jerusalem correspondent reported that police removed their uniforms, put on head coverings, and began to pray in the area shortly after preventing settlers from reaching the very same place.

Hundreds of Palestinians congregated at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in an effort to stave off an anticipated invasion of the area by right-wing Israeli religious groups Thursday afternoon.

The messianic Jewish movement Chabad called on its followers to go to Al-Aqsa to "conquer and Judaize the holiest place on earth, which is being desecrated in such a disgraceful and shameful way." Several religious groups organized a march to the holy compound scheduled for Thursday. None of the groups, however, showed up at the mosque for their scheduled march.

Outside the Old City crowds were smaller than anticipated as Israeli soldiers prevented West Bank men under 50 from entering Jerusalem, and all men under 50 from entering Al-Aqsa. Those able to attend what many called the “defense of Al-Aqsa” congregated at the Lion’s Gate chanting “Allahu akbar,” God is great.

The Islamic Movement inside Israel called on Palestinians to demonstrate at the Al-Aqsa compound and defend it from Israeli attack. The Movement said it was sounding a “general alarm in Al-Aqsa and Jerusalem.”

Fearing riots, the Israeli police imposed restrictions on who is allowed inside the compound on Thursday. Palestinian residents of Jerusalem who are under the age of 50 are barred from the area, the police said.

for background to this you can read this, this and this which took place this week