Palestine Mufti denounces demolition of historical fence in Jerusalem

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Ramallah – Ramadan 23, 1428/ October 05, 2007 – Sheikh Mohamed Hussein, the grand mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine, strongly denounced the Israeli demolishing of an Islamic archaeological fence adjacent to the fountain of Sultan Suleiman Al-Qanoni, near Al Aqsa Mosque Compound which was constructed 491 years ago…the mufti also revealed that the Israeli authorities are carrying out demolition works against the antiquities of the Umayyad state era and excavations in the road to the Magharba gate and other assaults on Islamic antiquities.
Sheikh Mohamed Hussein called on the Rabat-based Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to assume their responsibilities toward the protection of Islamic and historical antiquities in Jerusalem. He also revealed the existence of more than 70 outposts for Jews inside the Old City of Jerusalem which does not exceed one square kilometer.

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