In 1969 Dennis Michael Rohan, an Australian Christian started a fire in al-Aqsa mosque. The fire had swept through some of the oldest parts of the mosque, most notably destroying the 900-year-old wood and ivory Mimbar gifted by Salahuddin Al-Ayubi (RA).
51 years from this arson attack, Al-Aqsa sanctuary continues to face even more similar threats.
Join us to commemorate this unfortunate occasion:
Ismail Patel (Chair of Friends of Al-Aqsa)
in conversation with
Prof Mustafa Abu Sway (Masjid Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds University).
When: Thursday 20 August. 7pm – 8pm
Free event, no need to register.