Abbas comparison to systematic killing of 6 million Jews drew ire and calls for an apology from around the world

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Mahmoud Abbas and the ‘monstrous lie’ of the 50 Holocausts committed by Israel against Palestinians
Nicole Jansezian
August 17, 2022

Rather than apologize when asked by a reporter whether he regretted the murder by Palestinians of 11 Israelis 50 years ago at the Munich Olympics, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas instead shifted the blame – saying Israel has committed “50 Holocausts” against Palestinians. Making the false claim all the more outrageous, Abbas compared the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the Holocaust in an address to a German crowd on German soil while standing next to Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin on Tuesday. READ MORE

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