Africans participate in International Quds Day in support of Palestinians
The people of Africa join other masses across the world every year to mark the International Quds Day in support of Palestinians.
The day was set by Iran’s late Imam Khomeini on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan every year to draw attention to the continued occupation of Palestine by Israel.
Event like this prove that Muslims and Palestinians across the world will never stop their struggle until they end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands.
Many in Africa invoke the name of the late South African leader and freedom icon Nelson Mandela in expressing solidarity with Palestinians.
The term “apartheid” was originally used to refer to a political system in South Africa which explicitly enforced racial segregation, and the domination and oppression of the minority white population against blacks.
International human rights organization have accused Israel of pursing policies of "apartheid" and crimes against humanity over its persecution of Palestinians.