The Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Prof. Ahmad at-Tayyeb called on the peoples of the world and their leaders to support the Palestinian people.
At-Tayyeb wrote on his Facebook page, “I call on the peoples of the world and their leaders to support the peaceful and oppressed Palestinian people in their legitimate and just cause to recover their right, land, and sanctities ".
Furthermore, he asked peoples of the world to stop the killing and support the one who has the right (The Palestinian people).
He added, “Stop the killing and support the due owners of the right. Abandon silence and double standard policies, if we are truly working for peace".
He concluded, “I pray to Allah to have mercy on the martyrs of Palestine, and to grant them mercy and forgiveness.”.