Israel-Hamas War: AIMIM Chief Asaduddin Owaisi has referred to Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "Devil" and has, along with that, urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.
Thousands of people have been killed on both sides. He stated, "I want to appeal to the Prime Minister to stop the atrocities against the Palestinians. Palestine is not just a matter for Muslims; it is a humanitarian issue."
During his address, Owaisi expressed deep concern for the dire situation in Gaza, where nearly 1 million people have been rendered homeless. He pointed out the global silence over the matter and questioned the inaction, saying, "Look at the one who commits atrocities, but what did these impoverished people of Gaza do to you?
They have been homeless for 70 years. You can't see the occupation; you can't see the oppression."
Asaduddin Owaisi didn't stop at criticizing international leaders; he also directed his remarks at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. He referred to a statement made by Yogi Adityanath where he warned that those who support Palestinians will face legal action. In response, Owaisi boldly proclaimed, "A 'Baba' Chief Minister said that people who support Palestinians will face legal action. Therefore, Chief Minister, hear me loud and clear, I am proudly holding the flag of Palestine alongside our tricolor. I stand in solidarity with Palestine."
More than 2,200 Palestinians have lost their lives in the ongoing Israeli airstrikes and military actions in the Gaza Strip. This escalation in violence began a week ago when Hamas fighters gathered in large numbers along the Gaza border with Israel, breached the Israeli border, and unleashed a barrage of gunfire and attacks on Israeli communities.
In response, Israel has carried out a series of retaliatory strikes, resulting in the loss of over 1,300 lives on the Israeli side.
The conflict continues to intensify, with both sides engaging in military actions, airstrikes, and rocket attacks. Authorities emphasize that the casualties in this ongoing conflict are disproportionately affecting Palestinian civilians, particularly in the densely populated Gaza Strip.
The situation remains highly volatile, and international efforts for a ceasefire and a peaceful resolution are ongoing.
Israel has intensified its efforts to target and dismantle Hamas, a Palestinian militant group, in the ongoing conflict.
According to the United Nations, more than 1,300 buildings in Gaza have been destroyed, and local hospitals are overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of casualties and the exhausted medical staff.
Israel's commitment to dismantling Hamas reflects its longstanding security concerns and its view of Hamas as a terrorist organization, a designation shared by several Western governments, including the United States.
The situation remains complex and continues to attract global attention, with calls for a ceasefire and peaceful negotiations to end the hostilities.