South African president slams 'atrocities' against Palestinians while ignoring crimes by Hamas

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 October 16, 2023

People across the world were left horrified earlier this month when the Palestinian terror group Hamas unleashed a bloody rampage on Israeli civilians.

Yet rather than focus on that savagery, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa recently made a point of pledging "solidarity with the people of Palestine."

President slams "atrocities" against Palestinians while ignoring crimes by Hamas

According to Breitbart, Ramaphosa's comments were made this past Saturday as he wore the traditional Palestinian scarf known as keffiyeh.

Breitbart noted that while Ramaphosa expressed condolences to Israelis and Palestinians, he only voiced "solidarity" with Palestine. The president also slammed "atrocities" against Palestinians while making no mention of killings by Hamas.

Further, he described the Palestinians as "people under occupation who have been waiting a struggle against an oppressive government that has occupied their land." In fact, the last Israeli settlers left Gaza in 2005 and

Crowd in Australia chants "gas the Jews"

Sympathy for Hamas is hardly confined to South Africa, however, as last week saw crowds chanting "gas the Jews" in Sydney, Australia.

That brought condemnation from Ambassador Deborah Lipstadt, who serves as U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism.

BLM puts out tweet celebrating attack

Meanwhile, the Chicago chapter of Black Lives Matter put out a tweet featuring a Hamas paraglider, a fact which was pointed out by lawyer and Harvard University Law School professor Alan Dershowitz.

"Black Lives Matter in Chicago issued a tweet in support of Hamas," Dershowitz said. "It showed terrorists coming down to kill innocent people who are at a concert hall, flying down with parasails."

"And that's part of their tweet, and they stand in support of that," he continued before adding, "Black lives matter. So do Jewish lives. But apparently Jewish lives don't matter to the people in Black Lives Matter in Chicago who are behind this tweet."

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