Mishaal: Birzeit elections victory for armed resistance
Political bureau head of Hamas Khaled Mishaal said the victory achieved by the Islamic Bloc at Birzeit University echoes Palestinians’ commitment to armed resistance as the only means to bring the Israeli occupation of Palestine to an end. Mishaal congratulated all the students at Birzeit for their democratic spirit, and hailed the university administration for providing a democratic environment for the elections race.
“The victory is a reaction to the policy of security coordination and compliance with the Israeli occupation pursued by the Palestinian Authority,” said Mishaal.
He added that the elections are the best proof of Palestinians’ commitment to armed resistance against the Israeli occupation. The Hamas Chief called on the Islamic Bloc affiliates to keep in touch with all the students at Birzeit and serve their needs in the very best way possible.
“You are responsible for all your fellows. This is part of your national mission. Student activism is far greater than partisanship,” said Mishaal as he called for partnership and cooperation among the student blocs. He added that the Birzeit elections are a model that can be implemented across the occupied Palestinian territories so as to heal the national rift and boost reconciliation via the ballot vote. Mishaal further called for the need to combine forces and mobilize support for the Palestinian cause both regionally and internationally.