CIR Conveys Condolences on Nagia Death, Key Supporter of Palestine in SA
Council on International Relations-Palestine (CIR) extended its sincere condolences to the family of Dr. Anwah Nagia and his loved ones, as well as to the Government and people of South Africa after he passed away of COVID-19.
In a statement of condolence issued Tuesday, the Council said that Nagia had been one of the prominent human rights fighters and a key supporter of Palestine and the rights of its people in South Africa and around the world.
Head of the Council, Dr. Basem Naim said: “We have learned with all sorrow and pain the death of the human rights activist Dr. Anwah Nagia, one of the leading figures in supporting Palestine in South Africa”, calling on beloved ones and supporters to follow his path in supporting the Palestinian people.
The CIR added that Dr. Nagia had been one of the most eminent lovers of Palestine and the founder of Palestine Museum in Cape Town. By his death, the Palestinian people lost a committed struggler for Palestinian rights.
The founder of Palestine Museum in Cape Town, South Africa, Anwah Nagia passed away Monday following his recent struggle with COVID-19.