Israeli authorities have turned a historic mosque, situated in North Palestine, 13th century Al Ahmar (Red) into a wedding hall and night club.
“I was shocked when I saw aspects of sabotage inside the mosque,” Khair Tabari, the secretary of a Palestinian Islamic endowment agency, told London-based newspaper,
Years ago, a lawsuit was filed with the Nazareth court, requesting the handover of the mosque to the Islamic endowments. But the court has not ruled on the suit yet. Al-Ahmar Mosque has been repurposed several times since 1948 – first into a Jewish school, then an election campaigns centre, then a clothing shop and now a bar and events hall.
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27 September, 2019