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Nigeria stands in solidarity with Palestinians, calls on UN to end Israel’s

Nigeria stands in solidarity with Palestinians, calls on UN to end Israel’s
Leaders from different human rights organisations and Islamic bodies have called on the United Nations to go beyond condemnation

Speaking further, Orolu-Balogun advised Nigerians who criticised the supporters of Palestinians, noting that, “It’s true we are facing our own challenges, yet, injustice in one place is injustice everywhere and as a member of the international community, Africa cannot be free until Palestine is free.Free Palestine, Free Gaza”, she added.Leaders from different human rights organisations and Islamic bodies have called on the United Nations to go beyond condemnation and take all necessary steps to stop Israel from its continued illegal occupation and eviction of Palestinians from their homes.” The organisations condemned attacks on innocent civilians, both at home and at their mosque (Aqsa), humanitarian facilities, among others, thereby calling on the United Nations (UN) to stop Israel from future acts of state-sponsored terrorism, including evictions, occupation of Palestinian homes and lands, and deliberate acts of provocation, which may lead to escalation of violence and the accompanying killings.

government has the power to influence Israel to stop its atrocities against Palestinians and withdraw to the 1967 borders, but Washington isn’t doing anything to stop Israel.About eight organisations that formed the coalition gathered at the Lagos State Secretariat Mosque Conference Room, on Monday, for the world press conference, where they reviewed the aftermath of Israeli’s 11-Day offensive in Gaza, which claimed the lives of 237 Palestinians, including 65 children.

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