Blurring Distinctions in 'Crimes Against Humanity'March 7, 2013 @ 4:02 pm (Updated: 4:03 pm - 3/7/13 )
The original comments listed Zionism as one such crime along with fascism, anti-Semitism and... "Islamophobia."
Fear of Muslim fanaticism may be appropriate or inappropriate, but grouping such concern with fascism and anti-Semitism, with their millions of murdered victims, is a ridiculous distortion.
Meanwhile, dictionary definitions of "Zionism" specify "a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for the Jews." In other words, the leader of the most powerful of all 50 Muslim states slams any desire for a single Jewish state as inherently criminal. Turkish nationalism may be obnoxious, but no one would call such pride a "crime against humanity"—even after genocide in 1915 that slaughtered nearly two million Armenian Christians and represses Turkey's Kurdish minority to this day.
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