Israel er stærkt, men hvordan forsvarer du dig mod vrangforestillinger? Muslimske mænd mener, at sikkerhedskameraerne ved indgangen til Tempelbjerget kan se kvinderne nøgne.
Pro-palæstinensere burde også erkende, at en tilsvarende irrationalitet er på ej ind i hverdagslivet i Europa. Hvordan håndterer man det? Mere tolerance?
Salah Abu Agrafa, who came for prayers with his two young sons, told The Times of Israel that the new security arrangements also “defiled the holy site,” and he would only go on the Mount once the Waqf decided it was OK.
“This is not a victory for us,” he said. “They took away the metal detectors but they replaced them with X-ray cameras that can look at our women naked.”
Abu Agrafa vowed to “continue the fight until we can worship without Israeli control.” (….)
Blodsymbolikken er tung. Det er samme blodoffer irakerne lovede Saddam Hussein. Det er underkastelse og død, som hyldes.
Dozens of Muslim women from the outlawed Murabitat group prostrated on prayer mats they had brought with them and spread on the stone floor of the Old City. Others shouted chants against Israeli authorities.
“With our blood and our souls we will redeem Al-Aqsa,” they shouted. Another chant rallied against “Netanyahu the conqueror.”
Facing the protesters stood dozens of Border Police armed with anti-riot gear, apparently ready for any violence that could break out as has done during prayers in recent days.