Moroccans took to the streets of Rabat on Monday in support of Palestinians.
As violence continued to escalate in East Jerusalem, demonstrators chanted slogans against the normalisation of relations between Israel and Morocco.
As IR Director of International Aid Campaign i’am in contact with Humanitarian Organizations inside Palestine and Gaza.
The messages and calls im getting from them has totally broken my heart and robbed me from SLEEP!!
THE PLACE IS GETTING BOMBED INDISCRIMINATELY!! pic.twitter.com/7g9W6NVxjJ
— Mohamed Adhyn Ali (@Mohamediacmv1) May 11, 2021
The North African countries re-established full diplomatic ties with Israel last year under deals brokered by the United States’ Trump administration.
This weekend, however, many Arabic-speaking African countries denounced the clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police.
GAZA NOW 3:30am
Please pray for Gaza and Palestine 🙏💔 pic.twitter.com/LCxAZgXxc9
— Miral 🇵🇸𓂆 (@MiralAli03) May 11, 2021
Egypt condemned the incursion into the Al-Aqsa Mosque while Sudan described the measures taken against Palestinians as repression.
Algeria for its part has condemned the measures taken by Israel as racist and extremist — also calling for an urgent reaction from the United Nations Security Council to ensure the protection of the Palestinian people.
At least six Palestinian children killed in the Gaza Strip this evening, four from one family. The number of child casualties is likely higher. It is time to prevent any further escalation of violence, protect civilians, and stop all violations against children. #AChildIsAChild
— UNICEF Palestine (@UNICEFpalestine) May 10, 2021
Moroccan King Mohamed VI has also expressed deep concern about the perceived tension-fuelling unjustifiable violations of human rights by Isreal against the Palestinian people.