The deputy head of the Palestine Islamic Scholars Association, who is also a Hamas legislator, is exposed in a clip shared by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) saying, “George Washington killed Indians because they were Muslims.”
Hamas officials are generally untruthful when it comes to Israel and world affairs, but sometimes they can outdo themselves on that front.
Sheikh Salem Salameh, a Hamas-affiliated legislator and the deputy head of the Palestine Islamic Scholars Association created his alternative version of US history last week while appearing on Arab television, saying that the wars between the Americans and the indigenous population at the early years of the United States were a result of the latter being Muslim.
Well this is a new one…Palestinian #Hamas MP Sheikh Salem Salameh: “George Washington Killed Indians Because They Were Muslims” 🧐
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“George Washington killed Indians because they were Muslims,” he said, according to a clip of the interview shared by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).
He also ranted that “no Muslim on the face of this Earth could ever imagine that there are Muslims who recognize the Zionist entity or normalize relations with it. This is considered a betrayal of God, His religion, and the Muslims.”
He added: “We warn the Muslims of what US President Washington himself warned. Washington killed the Indians and the Muslims because the Indians and the owners of that land were Muslims. It has been proven that they were Muslims and that they had mosques. This is why they killed them…”
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