The Orient House
His Death, There was Victory
funeral of Faisal Husseini has opened Jerusalem for the first
time in ten years to all Palestinians, and has brought
Israelis and Palestinians together for a final farewell.
Moshe Amirav, a close advisor of Ehud Barak, spoke to the
crowd calling Faisal a legend and a true visionary of peace.
3:15 p.m., the procession arrived at the Orient House after
overwhelming three Israeli check points without violence.
Huge crowds, approximately 150,000, have gathered
of members of the all diplomatic corps, except the Americans,
senior PNA officials, Knesset members and Israeli peace
activists as well as thousands of Palestinian well wishers
said their final farewell to Faisal Husseini at the Orient
funeral procession is currently heading towards the Haram
al-Sherif via Salah Eddin Street where Faisal Husseini will be
buried beside his esteemed father, the legendary Abdel Qader
Husseini and his grandfather, the former Mayor of Jerusalem
Moussa Kasem Husseini.
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