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CNN pundit calls for Israel’s destruction, by violence, in UN address

At annual UN pro-Palestine event, CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill says violence against Israel is legitimate, concluding, “Justice requires a Free Palestine from the River to the Sea.”

By Gary Willig

 

CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill addressed the opening meeting of the United Nations commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Wednesday.

“This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Nakba,” he said.

“The Israeli nation continues to restrict freedom,” Hill stated. “There are more than 60 Israel laws that deny citizenship rights to Palestinians just because they are not Jewish.”

He called the “Israeli criminal justice system” a “term I can only use with irony,” as “Palestinians are routinely denied due process of law.”

Hill further accused Israel of turning Gaza into “the world’s largest open-air prison.”

“As an American I’m embarrassed that my tax dollars contribute to this reality. Continue Reading »