Azhar Imam Condemns “Barbaric” Gaza Operation

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed el-Tayyeb reiterated condemnation of barbaric acts carried out by Israel in the Gaza Strip.

In a statement Saturday, Tayyeb denounced the Israeli assault in Gaza, adding that the acts violate all laws and international conventions.

They are crimes against humanity, he went on to say.

Tayyeb, meanwhile, called once again on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Arab League, the UN Security Council and all human rights organizations to take immediate action to put an end to the Israeli aggression and alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people.

Source : Egypt State Information Service