Skip to comments.SPD head 'sorry for Israel apartheid comment'
Posted on 03/16/2012 9:55:11 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
Germanys Social Democratic Party leader Sigmar Gabriel has apologised after calling Israeli policy towards Palestinians an apartheid regime following a visit to Hebron in the West Bank.
Gabriel, one of three possible Social Democratic challengers to Chancellor Angela Merkel in next years general election, later admitted he had used a very drastic formulation, but said that he was only describing the situation as experienced by people in the town.
"For Palestinians this is a lawless zone," Gabriel wrote on his Facebook page. "It is an apartheid regime, for which there is absolutely no justification."
He had previously met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, and wrote about his desire to see a stop to Israeli settlement expansion.
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Uncle Adolf approves.
Here we go again. I wonder what the percent population is now that thinks that Israel’s conducting a “war of extermination against the Palestinians” even though the Palestinians’ population keeps expanding while Israel’s Jewish population shrinks . . . a decade ago, it was about 68 percent.
It is all Western nations. To consider it an Israeli problem is absurd.
He is only sorry that he got caught.
It’s very concentrated in Europe though.
If Euorpeans consider Jews an issue, while they’re being subsumed by the most vile of humanity, how can you reason with them?
I have a little Jewish to he dangerous. I’m primarily Israei. Forever.
Said with an Austrian accent?
he is from Goslar.
Germany's Social Democratic Party leader Sigmar Gabriel has apologised after calling Israeli policy towards Palestinians an "apartheid regime" following a visit to Hebron in the West Bank.
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A Freudian slip. Naah, what could an Austrian Jew know.
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