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What is Al Quds Day?

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Our dedicated information page to explain what Al Quds Day means.

The details of the next London, UK event are:

Date: Friday 10 July 2015

Venue: Assemble at Duchess Street (near BBC Radio)

Time: 3 - 7pm

"The Quds Day is a universal day. It is not an exclusive day for Quds itself. It is a day for the oppressed to rise and stand up against the arrogant." - Imam Khomeini

What is Al Quds Day?

"I pray that inshallah we will see not only Palestine free, but all the oppressed people free - all the oppressed people! Let me remind you today is the day of Al-Quds, its a day we stand shoulder to shoulder with all oppressed people in the world against all the oppressors, while we see in Palestine all the world leaders are standing shoulder to shoulder with the oppressors against the Palestinians whilst they are suffering on a daily basis - we do exactly the opposite." - Massoud Shadjareh; Al Quds Day 2007

Al Quds Day around the world in 2014


Browse through this album of images from Al Quds Day in New York, 2014


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Over 20,000 Canadians belonging to 70 different Mosques, Churches, Synagogues and anti-war, civil and human rights organizations came together for the historic rally held in Queen's park Toronto on July 26, 2014. The largest Al-Quds rally in the history of Toronto and North America included a significant number of Jewish organizations including "Not in our Name", "Neturei Karta", "Jews against Occupation" and "Independent Jewish Voices" as well as men, women and children from all faiths and walks of life - click here to watch a video

Reports from Al Quds Day from the last decade


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