World’s Response to Gaza Hospital Attack: 500 Killed

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A recent attack on a hospital in Gaza that reportedly killed around 500 people has caused outrage worldwide. The Palestinian group Hamas blamed Israel for the attack, while the Israeli Army claimed that the hospital was hit by a rocket accidentally fired by the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad.

Leaders from different countries expressed their condemnation of the attack:

Israel: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed “terrorists in Gaza” for the attack and emphasized that it was not the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) responsible.

Iran: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi declared a day of mourning and predicted that the attack would have consequences for Israel and its US ally.

France: French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the attack, highlighting that nothing justifies striking a hospital, and stressed the need for humanitarian access to Gaza.

European Union: EU leaders, like Charles Michel and Josep Borrell, criticized the attack on the Gaza hospital, calling it a violation of international law.

Syria: Syria blamed Western countries, especially the US, for the Gaza attack and held them responsible for such incidents.

African Union: The African Union chief labeled the attack a “war crime” and called for international action.

Jordan and Qatar: Both Jordan and Qatar condemned the incident, with Jordan canceling a peace summit involving the US in response.

Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced the attack as a display of inhumanity and called on humanity to act to stop the brutality.

United Nations: UN officials, including Volker Turk and Antonio Guterres, expressed their horror and called for those responsible to be held accountable.

World Health Organization: WHO condemned the attack on the Al Ahli Arab Hospital, emphasizing the need to protect patients and healthcare providers.

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai: Malala urged the Israeli government to allow humanitarian aid into Gaza and called for a ceasefire while directing $300,000 to charities aiding Palestinians affected by the conflict.

Protests erupted in various countries in the Middle East and North Africa, with people showing their outrage over the hospital attack.

These leaders and organizations condemned the attack, emphasizing the need for accountability and humanitarian assistance.


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