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Non-anti-Semitic flag in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand, home to fewer than 5,000 Jews, has become the latest target of non-anti-Semitic protests against Israel’s “genocide” in Gaza.

Hundreds of protesters crowded Auckland’s downtown business district for a “Free Palestine” march this week, according to a report by the Whale Oil blog.

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Although the protest, sponsored by the socialist Mana Party, lacked the violence and looting of recent non-anti-Semitic protests in Paris, the march did feature standard pro-Palestinian fare, including an Israeli flag with a swastika instead of a Star of David, as well as speeches by non-anti-Semitic public figures who simply don’t seem to like Jews.

Choice quotes form the speeches include:

Every three days a Palestinian child is murdered by the Israeli regime. (John Minto, head of the Mana Party).

What we must celebrate the heroic resistance of the Palestinian people.(John Minto)

We must do more to make sure we are part of the international movement to bring down Israel and the global Zionist — [obscured by cheering] (Robert Reid, General Secretary, First Union)

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45 COMMENTS

  1. Why does being pro Palestinian mean you have to be anti Israel? I support Israel but I support the Palestinians in Gaza as well. It is Hamas who is the enemy here, holding the people of Gaza to ransom, forcing them to be human shields and hiding weapons in schools and hospitals. Israel is trying to free the people of Gaza from the terror of Hamas.

  2. Why does being pro Palestinian mean you have to be anti Israel? I support Israel but I support the Palestinians in Gaza as well. It is Hamas who is the enemy here, holding the people of Gaza to ransom, forcing them to be human shields and hiding weapons in schools and hospitals. Israel is trying to free the people of Gaza from the terror of Hamas.

  3. Why does being pro Palestinian mean you have to be anti Israel? I support Israel but I support the Palestinians in Gaza as well. It is Hamas who is the enemy here, holding the people of Gaza to ransom, forcing them to be human shields and hiding weapons in schools and hospitals. Israel is trying to free the people of Gaza from the terror of Hamas.

  4. All you are against Israel will end up suffering the wrath of G0d! It’s in the bible! For all of you anti semitic dick heads, just know that your micro chips, Facebook, and all other things you use were invented and made by Jews! Yippee! so enjoy!

  5. They never claim to really be “anti Israel”. Remember. They hide behind big words like “Apartheid ” and “genocide”” We don’t hate Jews or Israel” They say. We just want them to give back all their land and give up all their power to the PLO for world peace.. How crazy is that? for they can never see themselves as being hatful . They can’t believe they are capable of anti Semitism or they could never be anti Israel and justify it. They really believe that being “anti Israel” or “anti Zionist” is a just cause for human rights. They delude themselves into this belief to a far left degree.

  6. Because they’re not really pro palestinian or pro gaza, they couldn’t give a about their own people, they simply hate Jews, that’s all. Their hatred for Jews is far greater than their love for their own women and children.

  7. Because they’re not really pro palestinian or pro gaza, they couldn’t give a about their own people, they simply hate Jews, that’s all. Their hatred for Jews is far greater than their love for their own women and children.

  8. Sadly Rachel, they are homegrown mostly. Ultra left wing, communists mostly posing as greenie “human rights”. The same hypocrites boycott Israeli tennis players under the guise of “human rights” but not the Chinese? Go figure. They are not pro human rights they are just anti Israel and anti semetic.

  9. Innocent people don’t use hospitals, schools and holy places to store or launch weapons that kill people and are aimed at innocent civilians. They also don’t build tunnels with the aim of kidnapping and ransoming innocent civilians either. I could go on…

  10. I’d like to think so Tony but watching the news, reading the paper and listening to the radio you wouldn’t think so. The reporting is so one-sided it’s sickening. These people are very intimidating and wouldn’t put it past them to turn violent.

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