On Sept. 21 the Guardian published ‘Life in Palestine 20 years on from the Oslo accord – in pictures‘, which included the following photo:
Here’s the caption:
According to the Guardian, Jews ‘stormed the mosque’, an incendiary and completely fantastical claim typically only advanced by the Palestinian Authority (andtheir extremist supporters) to characterize Jews who simply visit the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. Indeed, the site of Friends of Al-Aqsa (a pro-Hamas UK organization which advocates Israel’s destruction) had an almost identical claimon the same day.
Regarding the specific Guardian photo in question, it actually depicts (per Getty Images) Palestinians in Gaza City protesting restrictions imposed on visitors to the mosque that day due to previous riots, as well as recent calls by Al Aqsa Martyr’s Brigade to confront the ongoing “invasion of herds of settlers to the compound“.
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