Thursday , February 20 2020

Muslim and Jewish Leaders Pay a Historic Visit to Auschwitz Together

Auschwitz

A delegation of Muslim leaders for the first time visited the former Nazi-era persecuted Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and participated in a joint prayer ceremony with Jewish leaders there.

Muslim and Jewish leaders made the visit to mark the completion of 75 years of independence for the former Auschwitz camp. Leaders of both religions have termed the visit historic. Muslim leaders also called the visit a “sacred duty and extraordinary honour.”

Auschwitz

Leaders of both religions arrived at the former Nazi-era torture camp on Thursday. 

Related: Saudi prince says Israel has ‘right’ to its land

The visit was led by Muslim World League leader Mohammed Bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa and American Jewish Committee chief executive David Harris. The Muslim World League is a representative organization of one billion Muslims worldwide.

Auschwitz

Speaking to reporters after visiting the site, Mohammad Issa said, “It is a sacred duty and an extraordinary honour for the Holocaust victims, Jews and Muslim community to be here in this way.”

It should be noted that the Nazis killed 1.1 million people, the vast majority of whom were Jews, in the former Auschwitz concentration camp. “These crimes were undoubtedly extraordinary and we can say that they were really crimes against humanity, all of them are humiliating God,” said 54-year-old Muhammad Issa.

Auschwitz

Relatives of those killed in the torture camp and hundreds of people from all over the world are gathering at the Auschwitz torture camp.

The delegation included dozens of religious leaders from more than thirty countries.

Check Also

British Member of Parliament

Modi Government expels British Member of Parliament on calling for the rights of Kashmiris

The extremist Modi government stopped British Member of Parliament to enter in India on Delhi …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *