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Sulaiman Ahmed


The Mujahid Brother Ismail Haniyeh, head of the political bureau of the Hamas movement in the Turkish city of Istanbul, received Mr. Noxy Zwelivile Mandela, grandson of the late Nelson Mandela.

During the meeting, the leader of the movement expressed his deep appreciation for the great historical position of South Africa regarding bringing the occupation to the International Court of Justice on charges of committing genocide in the Gaza Strip, and the historical plea it presented, which, to the extent that it reflected the criminality of the occupation, made clear the oppression of the Palestinian people, appreciating the positions and efforts of the South African government. And the people for their support for the Palestinian cause.

The head of the movement reviewed the current political and humanitarian situation, and the crimes committed by the occupation leaders that shame humanity, stressing at the same time the responsibility of the international community towards what is happening, and said that justice requires the arrest of Netanyahu and his terrorist government.

The leader of the movement recalled the position of the late Nelson Mandela on the Palestinian issue, which is the position that the state still maintains to this moment, and which expresses the humanitarian and moral dimension stemming from a living conscience towards an issue characterized by clarity and justice despite the blind bias of the United States and some Western countries towards the occupation and providing international cover for it.

For his part, Mr. Mandela offered his condolences to the leader of the movement on the martyrdom of his sons and grandchildren and the martyrs of Gaza and Palestine, expressing his pride in the resistance of the Palestinian people and what Gaza is doing in confronting the occupation in pursuit of the freedom of the Palestinian people and obtaining their rights, and stressing that his country will continue to stand by the Palestinian people and their just cause until the establishment of the state. The independent Palestinian Authority, with Jerusalem as its capital, saluting the steadfast people in Gaza and throughout the Palestinian homeland.”