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ANC President Jacob Zuma

The African National Congress, South Africa’s ruling party, accused Israel of conducting “Barbaric” attacks against “defenceless Palestinian people (in) Gaza, and compared the attacks to the Nazi extermination of Jews during World War II.

In a statement signed by Jessie Duarte, ANC deputy secretary general that fails to mention the more than 12,000 rockets from Gaza at Israeli civilians since September, 2000, the party of Nelson Mandela said, “We… are reminded of he atrocities of Nazi Germany. Surely we must ask the people of Israel has the term ‘lest we forget’ lost it meaning,” said the statement,.

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Duarte continued: ״The state of Israel has turned the occupied territories of Palestine into permanent death camps. Of course the killing of any child irrespective of race color or creed must be condemned and the death of two Israeli young people is surely as senseless as any other death. But for the State of Israel, the notion of an eye for an eye has become perpetual massacre with merciless revenge which has lasted for more than 60 years. It is time to stop the killing now.״

The statement continues to describe Gaza as “the world`s largest open air prison, with over 1.5 million Palestinians caged in and cut off from the rest of the world.”  It also calls on South Africans of all colors, ethnic groups and religions to “join the Palestine solidarity and boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement in organizing protests and pickets calling for the immediate end of Israeli violence against the Palestinian people.”

 

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127 COMMENTS

  1. As an expat From SA I’d like to tell that ANC to rather look at all the they are creating in SA. All the Mafia corrupt ANC Government officiels, and all the stealing , crime. And racism they already have , before criticizing Israel ,South Africa has NO lessons to Give .

  2. i said it once and i will say it again . who gives a rats ass what anyone thinks of us defending our country. If south africa is sooooo concerned; well these are their brother they can do a relocation programm and take these scums and the slime of humanity off of our hands, otherwise piss off.

  3. i am from south africa and love israel and pray for theire safety,please do not think because the govt ment said that things,you have no friends here,because you do have a lot of friends here that does not feel the same as the anc…..pease be with jerusalem,amen

  4. The guys a Marxist just like Obummer. Both hate Israel a lot. As a Jew – it’s very hard for us not forgetting things about Concentration Camps in Germany, Poland, and in other European countries.

    Obummer told us Jews to leave our settlements in 2011. That was a smack at our Gods face because God gave us Israel.

    I hear Obummer is getting sued. Maybe this should happen to the Marxists in Africa who hate us.

  5. amit naidu, israel doesnt need chil soldiers you little they have the best army in the world , why in the hell would they use children as shields and dont use some lame low budget conspiricy theorist website for proof you moron

  6. South Africa has incompetent irresponsible leadership. I thought Israelis have already noticed how antisemitic is our leaders. Fortunately enough we don’t share their sentiments. We the people on the ground firmly support Israel’s use of iron dome and other protective measures aimed at securing the safety of millions of Jewish citizens in Jerusalem and surrounding areas.

  7. Considering the Arabs collaborated with the Nazis, I suppose you might be a good source on Nazism. Do make the Nazi salute to your Obersturmbannfuhrers in Hamas? FYI Nazis, like Arabs, are born into a racial type. Jews are not a racial type, and there are people of every type who have become Jews.

  8. A Mandela he’s not. And the ZA has plenty of supporters of Israel. But perhaps this jerk and Hamas has commonalities. But he simply gets in line with other goy national a$$wipes coming to the rescue of terrorists whose only virtue is murder.

  9. A Mandela he’s not. And the ZA has plenty of supporters of Israel. But perhaps this jerk and Hamas has commonalities. But he simply gets in line with other goy national a$$wipes coming to the rescue of terrorists whose only virtue is murder.

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