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Farrakhan conspiratorially proclaims Netanyahu ‘sanctioned’ Oct. 7 attacks

“The whole world right now is enslaved—and America is the greatest enslaved nation—by the Synagogue of Satan,” said the Nation of Islam leader in an address in Detroit.

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan delivered his annual Saviours' Day address, titled “The Swan Song,” on Feb. 27, 2022. Credit: MEMRI.
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan delivered his annual Saviours' Day address, titled “The Swan Song,” on Feb. 27, 2022. Credit: MEMRI.

Louis Farrakhan, leader of the  Nation of Islam known to spew antisemitism freely, delivered the keynote speech on Feb. 25 at the organization’s annual Saviours’ Day conference in Detroit titled “What Does Allah, the Great Mahdi and the Great Messiah Have to Say About the War in the Middle East?”

On the last day of the three-day event, Farrakhan claimed that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had prior knowledge of the terrorist attacks in his country on Oct. 7 and “already knew what Hamas was gonna do because he sanctioned it.”

Farrakhan ranted that Netanyahu’s motivation for Israelis to be slaughtered, raped, tortured and kidnapped was so that he could engage in a “second nakba” (the Arabic word for “catastrophe” that refers to the creation of the modern-day State of Israel in 1948) to remove all Palestinians from the Gaza Strip, and eventually, from Judea and Samaria as well.

He also proclaimed that Netanyahu sought for “Israel to conquer the whole Middle East.”

Farrakhan also invoked the “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” chant, clearly explaining it in the context of Israel’s destruction. He explicitly defended suicide bombers, saying “I’m not angry with the Palestinians who strap bombs on themselves because they are sacrificing the only thing left for them. It’s their lives, and they were giving Israel hell.”

Farrakhan added that “the whole world right now is enslaved—and America is the greatest enslaved nation—by the Synagogue of Satan.”

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