Today, Monday, February 5, at exactly 7 pm Jerusalem time, a joint radio broadcast from several Arab and Islamic countries was launched in an effort to revive media momentum to cover Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
The move, which comes under the slogan “Don't get used to it… the aggression continues”, saw the participation of radio stations from Palestine, Lebanon, Mauritania, Yemen, the Palestinian News Agency (Wafa) reports. , Tunisia, Morocco and Turkey in an effort to revive media momentum to cover events in the Gaza Strip. Gaza.
The joint broadcast aims to “shed light on the ongoing difficult humanitarian conditions in Gaza and the continuation of aggression and the daily scenes of killing and massacres. The broadcast also seeks to enhance the continuity of popular and official dialogue with Palestinians.” According to the agency, to emphasize the importance of the issue and the solidarity expressed by supporters of Palestine in all parts of the world.
Under the slogan:
“Don't get used to it…the aggression continues.”
A joint radio broadcast between Arab and Palestinian channels: A voice for the steadfast people of Palestine and Gaza pic.twitter.com/uCyEWXVVfi
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According to the initiative, which was celebrated by activists, the participating radio stations reaffirmed their commitment to the important role that the media can play in uncovering the facts and stimulating human conscience.
This is not the first time that Arab and Islamic media leaders have come together in a unified broadcast in support of the Palestinian cause.
On October 21, 42 Arab, Islamic and Asian countries participated in a one-hour joint broadcast of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Radio and Television in collaboration with Palestinian Television, within the framework of supporting the Palestinian cause and confronting grave violations. Israeli attack.
The broadcast included interventions by senior political and media figures and officials, led by Hussein Ibrahim Taha, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and a number of people responsible for radio and television broadcasting.
On September 17, 2015, several Arab satellite channels and radio stations began a joint, live broadcast in support of the occupied city of Jerusalem and in rejection of Israeli plans to divide the Al-Aqsa Mosque in time and space.
The broadcast was launched under the slogan “It will not divide” and a group of Palestinian and Arab satellite channels participated in it, including “Al-Quds,” “TRT Arab,” “Al-Aqsa,” “Yarmouk.” Were. Libyan “al-Raed,” Mauritanian “al-Murabitun,” and “Suhail.” “Yemeni.”
The Algerian “Al-Shorouk” and “Al-Watan” television channels, and the Tunisian “TNN” and “Zaytouna” channels also participated, as well as several radio stations, notably the Lebanese “Al-Fajr” radio, the Jordanian “Hayat”. FM”, Palestinian “Al-Aqsa” and “Mosaic Tunisian”.
A group of guests also participated during the joint live coverage, dedicated to talking about the latest developments of the situation in Jerusalem, the most prominent of which were the head of the Islamic Movement inside Palestine, Sheikh Raed Salah, Father Manuel Muslim, and Jordan's Endowments Minister, Hail Daoud.
Many Palestinian, Maghreb and Gulf symbols and figures, as well as many Al-Murabitun, Al-Aqsa Mosque guards and freed prisoners also participated.
On October 1, 2106, marking the first anniversary of the Jerusalem Intifada, a joint radio and satellite broadcast was carried out in coordination between Al-Aqsa Channel and several satellite channels and local and Arab radio stations.
– Palestine Dialogue Network (@paldf) 1 October 2016
On December 17, 2017, following US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the holy city as the capital of Israel, audio and video channels in 18 Arab countries expressed support for the Arab identity of Jerusalem through a joint broadcast. Organized unified Arab demonstration.
In the live broadcast, historical and documentary materials were shown clarifying and confirming the Arab identity of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and the right of the Palestinian people to Al-Quds as recognized by international laws.
Experts and celebrities from various Arab countries were also hosted to talk about the Palestinian issue and the Palestinian people's right to self-determination and to support Holy Jerusalem and counter efforts to Judaize it.
Since last October 7, Israeli forces have been waging a devastating war on the Gaza Strip, which according to Palestinian officials, as of Monday, had resulted in 27,478 martyrs and 66,835 wounded, the majority of whom were children and women, and “massive destruction and violence”. Hui. “An unprecedented humanitarian disaster,” according to the United Nations. Joint.