Final Declaration of the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada
Final Declaration of the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada
Esfand 3-4th 1395
Corresponding to Jumada al-Thani 23-24th 1438 and February 21-22nd 2017
In the Name of God
The Compassionate, the Merciful
The 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada with “All in support of Palestine” as its motto, with the aim of prioritization of the issue of Palestine in the region and the world and reaching a consensus in this respect to an element for unifying Muslims and all freedom lovers of the world supporting the nations to defend right and justice. was organized in Tehran, capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on Esfand 3-4th 1395, Corresponding to Jamada al-Thani 23-24th 1438 and February 21-22nd 2017.
This two day conference was organized and hosted by the Islamic Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran which was attended by parliament speakers, parliamentary delegations, leaders of resistance, scholars, political, cultural and media personalities, leaders of political parties, representatives of NGOs from different countries in order for them to extend their all-out support for the heroic struggles of the brave and resistant people of Palestine and their divine resistance against the Zionist regime.
After performance of the national anthem of the Islamic Republic of Iran and recitation of some verses from the Holy Quran the conference started its work by illuminating and enlightening remarks of His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Great Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, on the priority that shall be given to the question of Palestine as the first and foremost priority of the Islamic world and the paramount importance of the support that shall be extended to the resistance of the combatant People of Palestine for reclaiming and restoring their undeniable legitimate rights.
During the conference the participants raised and exchanged their views in the plenary meeting and five specialized committees.
The five specialized committees of the conference include,
Committee for parliaments and assemblies
Committee for Palestinian and pro-resistance movements
Committee for the youth
Committee for pro- Palestine NGOs and
Committee for political affairs and final declaration drafting;
submitted their final reports and documents to the plenary meeting.
The committees held their sessions on the second day of the conference and offered a set of proposals and recommendations.
The participants, Paying tribute to the great soul of Imam Khomeini (RA), the Great Leader of the Islamic Revolution and Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who continues to inspire the spirit of unity and resistance, and honoring the great and sublime status of those martyred in the way of liberation of Palestine and emphasizing the following principles The participants appreciate remarks made by His Eminence Ayatollah Khamenei, the Great leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and register His Eminence’s text of speech as the official document of the conference.
The participants give tribute to the supreme leader, parliament, government and the nation of Iran for hosting and efforts to prosperously organize the conference and stress the following principles,
a-The question of Palestine shall be considered as the first and foremost priority of the Muslim world and Arab states and within the world public opinion and the friend countries’ efforts in favor of reclamation of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and releasing it.
b- Stressing on the necessity to unite the Palestinian nation and choose resistance as the only way to materialize the legitimate rights of this nation whose success is indebted to liberating south of Lebanon and Gaza strip fighting against the enemies’ interests and unite the Uma of Islam and freedom-seeking nations to assist the oppressed nation of Palestine.
c- Intifada and resistance of the oppressed Palestinian people shall be honored and valued as the only effective way for dealing with the occupation of Palestine by the Zionist regime and all capacities and possibilities shall be used for supporting the Palestinians’ legitimate and liberation struggles in favor of restoration of their legitimate rights.
Agreed as follows:
1-The participants shall utilize all their capacities in defending the legitimate rights of Palestinians and creating required grounds for condemnation of inhuman and illegal acts of the fake Zionist regime within international arenas.
2-The participants shall make their best efforts to end seven decades of occupation of Palestine by the Zionist regime and to maintain territorial integrity of the “Historic Palestine” (from the river to the sea) in favor of establishment of the independent Palestinian state with Qods as its capital.
3-The participants believe that further crises and conflicts in the world of Islam caused by spread of terrorism have eroded capacities of the Islamic countries in favor of ill-wishes of the Zionist regime and emphasize that collective efforts for settling all these crises and suppress terrorism shall be considered as a must.
4-In harmony with the world public opinion, the participants denounce the illegitimate acts of the Zionists for destruction of the Palestine’s economy and cruel besiege of the Palestinian nation particularly in Gaza and call for serious measures of the global community for pressurizing the fake regime and ending this inhuman trend.
5-The participants decisively condemn desecration of the Al-Aqsa Mosque through excavation works, allocation of times and places in order for followers of different religions to carry out their rituals and prevention of free Islamic rituals, judization of Qods and other racist acts by Zionism including establishment of a Jewish state considering them as gross violation of the Palestinians’ rights and call upon all freedom-loving nations to shoulder their responsibilities in support of the religious sanctities.
6-The participants consider genocide and massacre of children, forced displacement of Palestinians, targeted assassination and field summary execution as examples of war crimes and crimes against humanity whose perpetrators shall be tried within the international legal and judicial bodies. Therefore, the participants call upon all governments, parliaments and concerned international bodies to act according to their legal and international responsibilities adopting necessary measures for indicting criminals and perpetrators of war crimes in Palestine ,inter alia, through establishment of relevant legal and judicial structures trying them in the concerned international and national courts.
7-Emphasizing that all the regional and international initiatives proposed and submitted in the last decades for settlement of the Palestinian question have been doomed and will doom to fail due to failure of the Zionist regime to respect the right of Palestinians to self-determination and the aggressive nature and of this regime, the participants believe that the just settlement of the question of Palestine passes just through end of occupation and restoration of all basic rights of the Palestinian population.
8-The participants believe that immediate measures by the international community for preventing change of nature and demography of the historical city of Qods are quite necessary and that the recent UNESCO resolution stipulating that all holy and Islamic buildings within Qods belong to the Muslims is a symbol of the global demand as well as a step forward for protecting the identity of this city.
9-The participants decisively condemn the US administration support for the Zionist regime including irresponsible remarks made by the President of the United States of America for moving the US Embassy to Qods considering it as a clear disregard and disrespect for all the international resolutions and laws adopted in this respect.
10-While voicing their all-out support for the Palestinians combatants and the resistance currents in Palestine and appreciating the liberation struggles and efforts done by theses currents and relevant groups for reaching unity and ending division among Palestinian factions, the participants emphasize that the national unity and the agreement among all Palestinian currents based on the resistance are the key factors to the victory of the Palestinian population.
11- While welcoming and appreciating the recent condemnation of building of Jewish settlements by the relevant international organizations and emphasizing that the Zionist regime has always been violating the relevant international regulations and laws, the participants call for immediate end to building Jewish settlements and occupation. The participants consider the recent act by the Zionist regime Knesset to legalize illegal Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian lands and usurp privately owned Palestinian lands as gross violation of the applicable international regulations and as a provocative act for fanning flame of a new crisis in the region and by extent the whole world.
12-The participants, believing that any move for normalization of relations with the Zionist regime is a step in favor of further institutionalized violation of the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, welcome the international efforts including those done by the civil institutes in boycotting the Zionist regime and call upon all countries to cut their relations with this regime and use all at their hands in order to prevent their cooperation with Zionists.
13-The participants emphasize provision of all-out assistance in favor of the oppressed Palestinian people and support for the resistance that is trying to be equipped with all necessary tools required for its struggle within the Palestinian territory and call upon all governments and nations to take immediate measures for empowering the Palestinian nation and the resistance and promoting their strength in this respect.
14- The participants recondemn the international silence towards the continuation of crimes and seizures of thousands of Palestinians including the Palestinian parliament members by the Zionistic regime. Meanwhile request you to convene some parliamentarian committees to brief these issues in the international circles.
15- The participants believe that the ill-intended move in form of tribal and sectarian conflicts within the region is a plot hatched to divert attention from the question of Palestine changing the priorities and stabilizing the existence of the Zionist regime. On the same basis the participants call upon all supporters of the Palestinian nation to bring this issue to the attention of the Islamic Ummah and by extent the world population and vigilantly deal with sectarianism accordingly.
16- The participants request parliaments of the world of Islam to compose necessary laws underscoring the Palestinian rights against occupation, and concede the legal right of resistance, also convene a Palestinian special committee in each of the parliaments having the committee present kinds of supports towards the issues of Palestine.
17- Restressing on the ongoing danger of the Zionistic regime’s nuclear weapons proliferation and requesting the international circles to keep global security by forcing this regime to comply with disarmament.
18-The participants support heroic resistance of the people of Lebanon and call for immediate withdrawal of the Zionist forces from all Lebanese territories occupied by these forces as well as other areas occupied by the Zionist regime. The participants also consider every effort for liberating all territories occupied by the Zionist regime including the Golan Heights as a pressing need.
19- Honoring and considering the announcement of the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan as the International Day of Qods as the ever-lasting heritage of the late Imam Khomeini (RA), the participants emphasize the need to continue to mark this event as much glorious as possible in the future.
20-The participants call upon parliaments of the world to sanction the products produced by the Zionistic regime and adopt legal mechanisms in support of the rights of the Palestine and restoration of the rights of the Palestinian people.
21- The participants ask the Islamic and Arabic Parliaments to prevent political , security, economical, commercial and cultural ties with Zionistic regime.
22- Emphasizing the role of NOGs in defending just settlement of the Palestinian question, the participants called for every effort to disclose the criminal acts committed by the Zionist regime before the eyes of the people of the world.
23- The participants call upon the Secretariat of the Conference to establish required mechanisms for following up implementation of adoptions and decisions of the conference.
24-Admiring positions of the great Iranian nation and its representatives in supporting the Palestinian cause, extending their sincerest regards to the souls of the martyrs of resistance and all those who made sacrifice in the way of the Palestinian cause including late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani who was in the vanguard of this cause and appreciating the measures and positions adopted by His Excellency Dr. Rouhani, honorable President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the participants express their gratitude with His Excellency Dr. Larijani, honorable Speaker of the Islamic Parliament, as well as the people, the Government and the Islamic Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran for their warm hospitality. The participants also express their gratitude with the honorable Secretary General of the Conference and other individuals involved in organization of this event for all their efforts and the excellent arrangements done in this respect.