Saturday, August 18, 2012

Scenes from Al Quds Day Around the World

Here's how they celebrated in Peshawar:

In Yemen:

In New York City:

In Sarajevo:

In London:
British Muslims and pro-Palestinian activists will mark the international Quds Day annual demonstration on the last Friday of Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan on August 17. Photo  via PressTV

In Karachi:

Pakistani Shiite Muslims march during a rally against Israel and the United States to mark the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) day on the last Friday in the month of Ramadan in Karachi on August 17, 2012. Shiite Muslim protesters rallied across the country against the United States and Israel and prayed for the liberation of Palestine. AFP PHOTO / RIZWAN TABASSUM

In Kabul (the small placard reads "Death to Israel," of course):
Afghan men shout anti-Israel slogans and hold a small placard that reads, in Dari, "death to Israel," during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 17, 2012. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Kabul on Friday on Al-Quds Day, the last Friday of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, to show support for the Palestinian people and to demonstrate the importance of the city of Jerusalem to Muslims. Al-Quds is the Arabic name for Jerusalem, where Muslims believe Islam's Prophet Muhammad began his journey to heaven. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

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