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A resurgence in violence against Palestinians has the world talking. Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded in attacks by Israeli forces on the Al Aqsa Mosque compound and protests against the illegal occupation of Sheikh Jarrah.
Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police outside the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday. Here are six devastating videos from Gaza that will shatter your heart into pieces.
1- Palestinian boy mourning the death of his father
A video of a Palestinian boy mourning the death of his father went viral, after Israeli airstrikes on the city of Gaza. In the clip, the boy runs towards his father’s body as a group of men carries it to lay to rest. “Baba Baba, I want my father,” he says while crying. The devastated boy wanted to see his father one last time before the burial.
2- Carpet bombing by Israel
A video made rounds on social media where Israeli fighter jets attacked Gaza with bombs that blasted in a form of carpet installed with bombs. The bombing took place on the very last day of Ramadan. People can be heard crying out ‘Ya Allah, Ya Allah’.
3- Young Palestinian crying while praying for Al Aqsa
Another clip came to the surface showing a young Palestinian man crying while praying for Al Aqsa. Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah (PBUM) said, “Beware of the supplication of the oppressed, even if he is an unbeliever, for there is no barrier between him and Allah.”
4- Israel settler rams car into a crowd of Palestinians
A video from a road near the Old City in Jerusalem of a white car showed an Israeli settler ran his car over Palestinians participating in the Al Aqsa Mosque protest.
5- 90,000 Palestinians pledge to defend Al Aqsa
Saturday night was the night of Laylat Al Qadr in Ramadan. Islamic authorities estimated 90,000 Palestinians gathered for nighttime prayers. In the video, they pledge a union to defend Al Aqsa and Jerusalem.
6- Palestinian woman interrogates an Israeli soldier
In a powerful video, a brave, arrested Palestinian woman interrogates an Israeli soldier. “Do you want your kids to grow up and to grow old defending the wrong side, defending the oppressors?” she asks.
At least 215 Palestinians injured in the attack at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, including 153 who were hospitalized. Palestinian Red Crescent said at least 520 Palestinians have been wounded since Monday.
Meanwhile, Israelis dance, sing, cheer, and celebrate all while Israel brutalizes thousands of Palestinians. While settlers attempt to steal Palestinian homes in Sheikh Jarrah, and while Israel bombs Gaza and martyred 48 Palestinians including 14 children so far.
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