Israeli ambassador seeks to exploit Black struggle in US | The Electronic Intifada

Seated man greets standing man

Last month, Gilad Erdan, Israel’s ambassador to the United States and United Nations, took a trip to the American South to learn about the civil rights movement. Ostensibly, he learned about Jim Crow discrimination and ongoing racism. Yet he understood so little that he rejected any comparison between American racism and segregation and Israel’s denial of equal rights to Palestinian citizens and military rule over Palestinians in the occupied territories.

Israeli ambassador seeks to exploit Black struggle in US | The Electronic Intifada