Although Rania is the queen of Jordan, she is the daughter of Palestinian parents. So he wanted to break the neutralism that characterizes every monarchy step forward and take a position in the conflict between Israel and Hamas. He already did it a historic intervention for CNN WHERE condemned the role of the West, claiming he had “an obvious double standard” in handling the situation. “Are they telling us it’s wrong to kill a family, an entire family, with a gun, but it’s okay to bomb them to death?” he asked in this interview with journalist Christiane Amanpour.
From your point of view, Western countries should have condemned Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip with the same force they “immediately” rejected the terrorist attack that took place on October 7 by Hamas.
“The population of the entire Middle East, including Jordan, is shocked and disappointed by the world’s reaction to this disaster that is happening (…). We see that it is not only condoning (violence), but also supporting and facilitating it. It is very disappointing,” he said, criticizing the “deafening silence” of the West, where warned that he was “complicated” by the actions carried out by Israeli forces in Gaza “through the support they give to Israel under the premise that it is only defending itself.”
His request, as expressed by King Abdullah II just a few days ago at the Cairo summit, is that the same standard be used for civilians on both sides. “Palestinian lives are less important than Israeli lives,” her husband criticized this week. Something Rania from Jordan would like to add today, who assured about this connection to CNN that “this is the first time in modern history that there is so much human suffering and the world did not even ask for a ceasefire”.
Parents write their names on their children’s bodies when they die in bombs
Although in this interview she used her institutional role as the queen consort of Jordan, she too She wanted to address the audience “as a mother” by reminding the world “that Palestinian mothers love their children as much as any mother in the world.” And he gives an example: “We see Palestinian mothers who have to write the names of their children on their hands, because the possibility of them being killed by bombing and their bodies turning into corpses is high very.”