Days of Palestine

Sunday, January 29

Occupation bars women from entering Al-Aqsa

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Days of Palestine, Jerusalem –Israeli occupation forces prevented on Sunday morning entrance of Muslim women into Al-Aqsa Mosque, while it allowed Israeli Jews desecrating it.

Palestinian security guards at the compound said that Israeli police erected checkpoints at all gates of the holy compound and that started at 7am and all women were denied entry.

Men were allowed to enter the compound after inspection, meanwhile, although some were asked to leave their identity cards at the checkpoints.

On the other hand, more than 30 Israeli Jews entered the compound through Al-Magharba Gate and toured the holy place heavily escorted by police officers.

Muslim women gathered near the main gates and shouted slogans in protest against the Israeli restrictions against them.