Players took to Twitter to express solidarity with Palestinians
Pakistan cricketers have raised their voice against Israel’s recent aggression against Palestinians in Gaza and Jerusalem.
Clashes erupt on May 07, 2021, as Muslims pack the Al-Aqsa mosque compound—Islam’s third holiest site—to pray on the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Pakistan cricketers included captain Babar Azam, veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, former left-arm pacers Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan and opening batsmen Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad took to Twitter to express solidarity with the people in Palestine after the recent events.
ISRAELI forces continue to attack innocent worshipers at #AlAqsa with illegal confiscation of lands evicting #Palestinians from their homes with all illegal measures to undermine prospects for global peace.— Fakhar Zaman (@FakharZamanLive) May 11, 2021
Sometimes I feel how unfair the World has become with selective justice. pic.twitter.com/2dzgLEwIw4
We are with you Palestine 🇵🇸. Requesting humanity to stand with Palestine especially all the Muslim countries against this barbarism. Where are the human rights organisations now? #Palestine #اسرائیل_اوراسکےیاروں_پرلعنت pic.twitter.com/rklqIvQyzv— Junaid khan 83 (@JunaidkhanREAL) May 12, 2021
Devastated by the violence happening in Palestine 😣 immediate actions should be taken against this violence. Praying for all the Muslim brothers and sisters there, May Allah safeguard them🤲🏼#FreePalestine— Ahmad Shahzad 🇵🇰 (@iamAhmadshahzad) May 12, 2021
The violence increased in the days after and till Wednesday morning, at least 35 Palestinians, including 10 children, were killed in the Israeli forces bombardment in Gaza.