Istanbul municipality to donate $4.6m to Gaza

Almost 2,000 Palestinians had died and around 10,000 had been injured in Israel's month-long bombing of Gaza's 1.8 million people.

Istanbul municipality to donate $4.6m to Gaza

World Bulletin / News Desk

Istanbul provincial governor Huseyin Avni Mutlu and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality mayor Kadir Topbas have pledge 10 million Turkish lira ($4.6 million) to help the suffering people of Gaza.

The 'Help Gaza Campaign,' which was started by Turkey's Religious Affairs Department in cooperation with the Istanbul governorship and mutfi's office, was launched in the Topkapi district on Tuesday.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, mayor Topbas said, 'Humanity is dying and unfortunately all the people do is watch. Despite being in the 21st century, as technology advances so does oppression,' noting that Gaza in in need of water, medicine and most importantly prayers.

Governor Mutlu reminded the crowd who had gathered to mark the campaign that almost 2,000 Palestinians had died and around 10,000 had been injured in Israel's month-long bombing of Gaza's 1.8 million people.

'Our state and our city will stand by Gaza,' Mutlu stated.

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pay for Gaza reconstruction by increasing fees to US air bases etc. Also compete weapon system purchases on who might mitigate Israel brutality and bring just peace. Russian weapons purchase in conjunction with Russian ICBM targeted on Israel might promote thought of the "golden rule".