Dozens of colonial Israeli settlers invaded Thursday, 16 March 2023, the courtyards of Al-Aqsa Mosque, performing provocative rituals under the Israeli occupation forces’ protection.
Local media sources reported that Israeli settlers broke into the courtyards of Al-Aqsa and performed provocative Talmudic rituals in some of its yards.
Meanwhile, Israeli occupation forces are widely spread across the compound of the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protect the colonial settlers, restricting the presence of Palestinians.
The Union of Temple Mount Groups called on 4 March the Jewish settlers to invade Al-Aqsa Mosque citing the so-called Jewish Purim holiday as a pretext
Illegal settlers intend to perform provocative Talmudic rituals, read biblical passages aloud and collectively, and conduct evocative dances in Al-Aqsa Mosque yards.
Colonial settlers’ backed by the Israeli occupation forces repeatedly invade Muslims and holy places in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem in a flagrant violation of all international conventions and laws, guaranteeing Palestinian people’s right to worship in their sacred places.
In 2022, 56670 colonial Israeli settlers invaded Al-Aqsa Mosque courtyards and performed Talmudic provocative rituals in its courtyards, according to Palestinian figures.