Arab League condemns Israel’s brutal treatment of Palestinian demonstrators

CAIRO, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned in the strongest possible terms the brutal treatment of the Israeli occupation forces of demonstrations that erupted in Gaza today to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Land Day, which led to scores of deaths of and hundreds of wounded in the Gaza Strip.

Aboul Gheit said in a statement today that the Israeli occupation bears the legal, political and moral responsibility for the loss of these lives, stressing that intimidation will not lead to the repression of the Palestinians, but will eventually culminate into the explosion of the situation as happened today.

Spokesman of the Secretary General of the Arab League Mahmoud Afifi, said absence of political horizon is pushing situation to further deterioration, calling on the international community to protect the Palestinian people.

Source: Emirates News Agency