unlike these people:
If this was indeed a religious site, a sacred shrine, then let them pray.
Why are they permitted political activity?
There is the discrimination. Not only are Jews prohibited from expressing their religious feelings in prayer, with the excuse that this will disturb the public order, but Muslims can treat the place as a downtown rally square.
The Supreme Islamic Council and the Council of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in Jerusalem issued a statement relating to "aggressive irresponsible statements by members of the Israeli Knesset and other officials about the Al-Aqsa Mosque:
1 - the statement attributed to a member of the Knesset Mary Ragb (Miri Regev) of the Likud Party is unprecedented and unacceptable.
2 - it deplores daily incursions carried out by the extremists in the Al Aqsa Mosque, under the protection of the Israeli police, which aims to desecrate of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and call on the Israeli government to re-key (lock?) the gate to the Islamic Waqf whose right to supervise, manage and restore the mosque on behalf of Muslims .
3 - We hold the right-wing Israeli government as fueling the conflict and provoking the feelings of Muslims, all Muslims across the globe, as well as the sanctity of Al-Aqsa Mosque Mubarak - the first qiblah and the second of the two mosques and the third of the Two Holy Mosques.
4 - We emphasize our divine right to the Al Aqsa Mosque and will not compromise, whatever the circumstances and conditions for the Al-Aqsa Mosque is not subject to political negotiations for it belongs to the decision of the Lord of the Worlds. "And Allah has commanded, but most people do not know,"