Days of Palestine

Monday, February 6

Israeli police arrest Dutch MP upon attempt to enter Aqsa

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The Israeli occupation police on Friday morning arrested a pro-Palestine Dutch lawmaker as he was trying to enter the Aqsa Mosque.

According to Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, Dutch MP Tunahan Kuzu (Muslim) was carrying a Palestinian flag when he was denied entry to the Aqsa Mosque and arrested by Israeli police officers

Kuzu tried to visit Aqsa to express his solidarity with the Palestinian people. He is an outspoken critic of Israel’s practices against the Palestinians.

In 2016, Kuzu refused to shake hands with Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the Netherlands.