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Calls for an African-Palestinian Summit

A protester holds a placard reading 'End the occupation of Palestine' during a BDS rally

Al-Quds International Institution (QII) launched calls for holding an African-Palestinian Summit, days after the Africa-Israel summit was called off.

QII said the fact that the Africa-Israel Summit, which was slated to be hosted by Togo at the end of October, was cancelled is a confirmation of Africa’s pro-Palestine stance.

It is just a normal fact of history that free peoples who have resisted colonisation in Africa keep their doors closed before imperialistic projects

QII’s Director-General, Yassin Hamoud, said.

Read: Israel should back-off; Africa does not need a modern colonial master

Hamoud hailed the national and international NGOs who have highlighted the Israeli crimes against the Palestinians and made every possible effort to cancel the Africa-Israel Summit.

He also warned of Israeli attempts to pressure African leaders to revive the summit, urging international and African NGOs to remain on guard to such anti-Palestinian initiatives.

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  • Fasdunkle

    “It is just a normal fact of history that free peoples who have resisted colonisation in Africa keep their doors closed before imperialistic projects”

    Such hypocrisy

    • Helen4Yemen

      Zionism = colonialsim Jabotinsky – The Iron Wall – 1923

      Colonization itself has its own explanation, integral and inescapable, and understood by every Arab and every Jew with his wits about him. colonization can have only one goal. For the Palestinian Arabs this goal is inadmissible. This is in the nature of things. To change that nature is impossible.
      ♦ Therefore it would be necessary to carry on colonization against the will of the Palestinian Arabs, which is the same condition that exists now.
      ♦ Zionist colonization, even the most restricted, must either be terminated or carried out in defiance of the will of the native population. This colonization can, therefore, continue and develop only under the protection of a force independent of the local population – an iron wall which the native population cannot break through. This is, in toto, our policy towards the Arabs. To formulate it any other way would only be hypocrisy.
      ♦ Let us consider for a moment the point of view of those to whom this seems immoral. We shall trace the root of the evil to this – that we are seeking to colonise a country against the wishes of its population, in other words, by force. Everything else that is undesirable grows out of this root with axiomatic inevitability.

  • charliematerne

    One would think that Africa already has enough Islamic terrorists and doesn’t need any from “Palestine”

    • Yes, sadly, this is so, Boko Haram alone has purportedly killed more people than even the Islamic State.

  • From what I understand, most of Sub-Saharan Africa is staunchly pro-Israel, while most of North Africa is resolutely pro-Palestine.