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Abbas' advisor on UNESCO resolution: "Hebron... Jerusalem, the Ibrahimi Mosque - just like the Al-Aqsa Mosque, are all Palestinian sites and an Islamic heritage that belongs only to the Muslims"

Headline: "Al-Habbash: The world has had its say; Hebron, just like Jerusalem, is completely Palestinian and Islamic"
        "[PA] Supreme Shari’ah Judge, [PA] President [Mahmoud Abbas’] advisor on Religious and Islamic Affairs[, and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice] Dr. Mahmoud Al-Habbash welcomed the new UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) resolution that put Hebron and the Ibrahimi Mosque (i.e., Cave of the Patriarchs) on the World Heritage List… [He said] that the [latest UNESCO] resolutions reemphasize that Hebron - just like Jerusalem, and the Ibrahimi Mosque - just like the Al-Aqsa Mosque, are all Palestinian sites and an Islamic heritage that belongs only to the Muslims, and that nobody but them has a right to them."

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) passed a resolution in Krakow, Poland, on July 7, 2017, submitted by the Permanent Delegation of Palestine to the UN, inscribing the Old City of Hebron - which includes the Cave of the Patriarchs, where the Jewish Patriarchs and Matriarchs are buried - on the World Heritage List, acknowledging it as a Palestinian heritage site.
It also inscribed it on the List of World Heritage in Danger, stating that it "considers that the property is faced with serious threats which could have deleterious effects on its inherent characteristics and for which an immediate action by the World Heritage Committee is needed," said threats apparently coming from the Israeli military control of the area.
The resolution was passed in a secret ballot with 12 countries voting in favor, 3 against, and 6 abstaining.
This resolution is one of many UNESCO resolutions that are frequently passed condemning Israel, particularly regarding Jerusalem.
UNESCO report on the resolution: http://en.unesco.org/news/two-new-sites-inscribed-world-heritage-list
Draft of the resolution: https://www.unwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Amendment-to-41-COM-8B.1.pdf
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