(January 20, 2020 / PMW) As more than 40 world leaders prepare to gather in Jerusalem this week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at a special event at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum, an official Palestinian Authority daily published an op-ed over the weekend calling for murder to cancel the international gathering.
In a piece published on Saturday in the P.A.-controlled Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, regular columnist Yahya Rabah criticized the international community for recognizing that the “Jews’ Holocaust is terrible,” while accepting as “insignificant, beautiful [and] spectacular” what he called the “ongoing Palestinian holocaust by Israel,” reported media watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch.
Rabah warned that “it can be assumed that they [the Palestinians] will resist the ceremony being held in Jerusalem itself, as Jerusalem is theirs,” adding “one shot will disrupt the ceremony, and one dead body will cancel the ceremony.”
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