Senate passes resolution condemning Israeli crimes, seeks ceasefire in Gaza
Islamabad: (Suno News) The Senate, during its emergency session on the Gaza genocide, Wednesday strongly condemned the Israeli state terrorism against the innocent children, women, and men of Palestine in the Gaza Strip.
“Since the Holocaust of the 2nd World War, no State has committed such mass killings, carnage and war crimes with such an unprecedented barbarity and brutality,” said the resolution passed by the Senate against the Israeli crimes.
The resolution moved by Leader of the House Mohammad Ishaq Dar expressed solidarity with the oppressed Palestinians.
It denounced the double standards and hypocrisy of those supporting Israel, stating that they are partners in crime since they oppose an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.
“The sentiments of the people of Pakistan and takes pride in Pakistan’s consistent commitment to the just cause of Palestine. Since such a policy which was first enunciated by the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah,” the resolution said.
It stated that there could, therefore, be no wavering from Pakistan’s principled policy based on supporting the inalienable right of self-determination of the people of Palestine and their right to an independent State of Palestine with Jerusalem as its Capital.
The resolution demanded an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, an end to the Israel blockade on Gaza, and full access of Gaza to all International Humanitarian Organisations so that relief supplies, medicines, food, and water could be supplied to the people in Gaza.
It is to be noted here that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had ruled out a ceasefire in Gaza, dismissed calls for his resignation, and rejected criticism of Israel’s strikes on civilian homes.
Netanyahu’s political opponents had called for him to resign over his failure to stop the attacks of Oct 7, when terrorists from Gaza raided Israel and killed more than 1,400 people, according to a report by The New York Times.
Abroad, the conduct of the Israeli counterattack on Gaza — which has killed more than 8,000 people, according to the Hamas-run Gazan health ministry — has generated widespread outcry, with humanitarian groups and the United Nations General Assembly calling for a ceasefire.