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MMU condemns US decision on Jerusalem

Calls for protest on Fri


Srinagar, Dec 07 (KNS): The Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) on Thursday condemned the US president Donald Trump’s announcement of declaring Al Quds Al Sharief (Jeuraselum ) as the capital of Israel.
Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Jammat-e-Islami spokesman Advocate Zahid Ali, Dr Abdul Lateef Alqandi of Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith, Karwan-e-Islami patron Moulana Ghulam Rasoo Hami, Patron of Darul-Uloom Rahemiya Moulana Rehmatullah Qasmi, Anujuman-e-Share-Shian president Aga Syed Al-Moosvi-Alsafavi, Anjuman-e-Itehadul Muslimeen Moulana Abbaas Ansari, Kashmir’s grand Mufti, Mufti Bashir-ud-Din, President Anjuman-e-Tableegul Islam Moulana Fareedur Rehman Bukhari, Patron of Anjuman-e-Himayatul Islam Moulana Khursheed Ahmed Qanoongo, Patron of Islamic Study Circle Dr Yousuful Umar, Moulana Lateef Ahmed Bukhari of Anjuman-e-Mazharul Haq, Head of Darul Uloom Bilalia Moulana Abdur Rashid Muftahi, Head of Darul Uloom Qasmiya Mufti Nisar Ahmed Qasmi,President of Anjuman-e- Ulema-e-Ahnaf Moulana Akhzar Hussain, and other members of the Anjuman that include Dr Sameer Sidiqi, Professor Tayab Kamili, Mufti Nazimudin Nadvi, Mufti Ghulam Rasool Samoon, Moulana M S Rehman Shams strongly condemned the US president Donald Trump’s announcement.
In the joint statement issued to KNS, the MMU termed Trump’s decision as purely anti-Muslim and anti-Palestine stating that the move amounts to stabbing the heart of every Muslims across the world.
The MMU called for protests on Friday against Trump’s unilateral decision and stated that mass protest rallies will be organised in every masjid, shrine and imam bara of Kashmir against the decision which amounts to trampling of rights of innocent people of Palestine on one hand and hurting the sentiments of Muslims across the globe.
The MMU said that a joint resolution condemning the Trump’s decision will be passed in all masjids, shrines and Imam Baras across Kashmir at the Friday congregational prayers.
They said that after Trump’s dictatorial decision of declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has created deep anger and resentment against the United States
The MMU said that Muslims across the globe hold Baitul Muqadas in high esteem due to its affiliation with the Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) journey to the skies and also of the fact that all Muslims used to bow their heads before the Masjid-e-Aqsa also known as (Qibla-e-Awal).
The MMU said that Trump’s decision of declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel will further trigger and deepen the rift between Israel and Palestine and lead to serious crisis.
They said that it believes that one-sided decision of Trump is the direct violation of UN charter which have been totally ignored by the US president. The MMU said the Trump’s decision seems to be a direct outcome of the bonhomie between US and Israel and the move will be resisted by all the Muslims including those living in Jammu and Kashmir. (KNS)