Source: The Association of Combatant Clerics
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2009
Quds Day is a protest against oppression; a condemnation of injustice, invasion and obstruction of human rights. All this is embodied in occupied Palestine. Quds Day is the legacy of the Honourable Imam Khomeini (may God’s mercy be upon him). It is the confirmation of our great nation’s promise to defend freedom, resistance, and human dignity. Quds Day is an anniversary to remember the oppressed Palestinians and all of the oppressed around the world; to reject invasion, occupation and oppression; to defend the freedom of dear Quds and to protect their right of self-determination. To commemorate this great anniversary, the Association of Combatant Clerics is inviting everyone to join in the rallies and also declares that its members will be in attendance, side by side with the people.
 Quds is Persian for the name of the city now called Jerusalem – a holy site for Jews, Christians and Muslims alike.