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Isaac Herzog elected as Israel's 11th president

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Hey, to all you clueless Israeli supporters, supporting Palestine has been labelled as anti semitic to undermine it. That's part of the propaganda.

Being anti-apartheid is not the same as being anti semitic. Being anti-zionist is not the same as being anti-semitic. Millions of Jewish people denounce zionism, does that make them anti semitic? No, of-course not. Use common sense

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Ever consider protesting your own leaders for using women and children as human shields, executing homosexuals and jews, and inciting war an a country you have zero chance or defeating?

LOL, that was a myth. First of all, what leader are you referring to? Is it the myth about Hamas using people as a human shield? Use common sense, that would make no sense at all. Israel doesn't care about killing women and children, hence why they bomb, hospitals, schools, workplaces etc.

Israeli supporters really love showing how easily manipulated they can be.

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I see a lot of people uneducated about the situation. First of all, how are you trying to present a place (Israel-had to specify, because some of you are so oblivious) that gets funded billions of dollars per year in military aid, as a victim? Palestine has no army, no airforce or navy. Israel is attacking civilians, they have broken international law many times. When any other country breaks international law, the US immediately invades it, but you don't question how Israel gets a free pass?

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oyattosa!!!May 22 10:11 pm JST

Muslims have no business protesting in foreign countries.

And then they wonder why Japan takes so few refugees...

Exactly! If one wants to protest something happening in a different country, go to that country and protest, or do something about it in that country.  Muslims in Japan are guests of Japan, and should not protest for things outside of Japan.  I could not care less about Muslims protesting something in Japan that is happening in the Middle East. I felt the same way for people in Japan protesting for BLM.  Go to Chicago and protest the killing of black children by other blacks if black lives truly mean something to you.

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GuruMay 22 12:35 pm JST

Why are Muslims not protesting against thousands of rockets fired by Hamas against Israel?

Why are Muslims not protesting that Hamas is using residential facilities to house their armed forces thereby leading to collateral damage?

Israel population has 20% Muslims who are free to leave for Islamic countries but Israeli muslims dont want to leave. Show me a Muslim country which has 20% Jews and we will talk.

Good point! For the same reason Black Lives Matter does not protest against the murders of black children by other blacks in Chicago. The black children murdered in Chicago does not fit into the Black Lives Matter narrative movement. Why? Because the lives of black on black crime don’t matter. Thus, the Muslims not protesting against Hamas using human shields and the lives that Hamas takes with the thousands of rockets sent toward Israel, does not matter.

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"I want Palestinians to have every right, except for one - the right to destroy the State of Israel." - Netanyahu.

Um, whatever gave you the silly idea that words alone mean anything?

In other words, what, if anything, has Netanyahu done to achieve the goal of his words?

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!! Im sure little Zainab thought long and hard about his "speech" and wasn't intimidated by his parents into doing so.

Im sure…

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Extremists: "We cannot afford to let the Palestinians be free, as it will result in them destroying Israel and killing/expelling all the Jews. So we must keep on killing, persecuting, and imprisoning the Palestinians".

Seems legit.

"I want Palestinians to have every right, except for one - the right to destroy the State of Israel." - Netanyahu.

Opposing the destruction of Israel and the killing of Jews is not extreme. Being negligent about the possibility is.

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People should not assume all protestors are Palestinians. They have support in their cause from all races and even some Israeli Jews too.

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very few rockets make it to the ground..... Google up the "Iron Dome"

4000 thousand rockets shows intent, if anything... Hamas are commmon thugs... Nothin else

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4000 hamas rockets, pull the other one its got bells on it. so you want me to believe the israeli propaganda lying machine. 4000 rockets fired into israel and only resulting in 12 israeli deaths. yeah, you keep drinking the zionist kool-aid

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What exactly does "Free Palestine" mean? Uh, let me guess: Destruction of the State of Israel and killing or expelling all Jews.

Extremists: "We cannot afford to let the Palestinians be free, as it will result in them destroying Israel and killing/expelling all the Jews. So we must keep on killing, persecuting, and imprisoning the Palestinians".

Seems legit.

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What exactly does "Free Palestine" mean? Uh, let me guess: Destruction of the State of Israel and killing or expelling all Jews.

It is encouraging to see that there are many commentators who are not deceived by the biased media and recognize terrorism for what it is...Israel is a prosperous, democratic state that only wishes to be recognized and tolerated by its neighbors. The sad reality is, however, that the tyrannical, hate-obsessed "leaders" of, for example, the people of Gaza would rather perpetuate violence and misery.

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Muslims have no business protesting in foreign countries.

And then they wonder why Japan takes so few refugees...

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Fully agree with Bob. A smallish group of people just blocking the streets and disobeying the police who were there to marshall it. A royal pain in the proverbial trying to get home. But that’s a problem that comes living nearby the Israel embassy.

As for the Japanese local ‘supporters’ that’s a load of **** too, many of my neighbours said they went with their kids to show them this crowd of angry dark skinned foreigners....

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More than 1000 adults, kids, Muslims and non Muslims of many countries and nations

False. I saw the protest in its entirety. Perhaps 200 max. A dismal little number.

specially 8 Years old Zainab made an excellent speech

Im sure little Zainab thought long and hard about his "speech" and wasn't intimidated by his parents into doing so.

protesting against war crimes and atrocities by Israel against Palestinians

You support terrorist Hamas. Your silly charges are irrelevant.

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I agree, free the oppressed Palestinian people of Gaza, get rid of the terrorist Hamas dictatorship so they are not used as human shields and their lives can be improved.

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Even in Tokyo they protest; well I hope Tokyo will never be like Paris and London.

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I support Israel. I am Indian Palestine are terrorists.

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Israel is getting close to taking out all of Gaza I think.

Despite what what it looks like from the outside, we have yet to see all out war. Restraint has been exercised by Israel. We have not even seen a tenth percent of that counties military might.

After 11 days of fighting where at least 240 people have been killed. Most of those deaths have been Palestinians in the territory of Gaza. Its sad but, it has just been going for so long. We need a winner here.

Cease fire all you want. Diplomacy is dead.

I do not think the world would care if Gaza was just leveled to an ash pot. Sad but true.

This bad blood has been going on since 1948 is it? It will never end. The Middle East is like the UFC of the world man. They just want to kill each other in the Middle East day in day out from Karachi to Turkey.

I say let "em" battle it out and work with the winner or what's left.

American troops have no business over there anymore either. Just ask Russia, France Germany and the U.K.

All got beat in the Middle East some how or another. Some where some way or another.

Britain took control of the area known as Palestine after the ruler of that part of the Middle East, "The Ottoman Empire", was defeated in WW1. That is when all this bad blood started. Its now 2021...Like end it already.

As far as these protesters in Tokyo. Japanese do not care and walk through life with blinders on. They care more about the Kaiten sushi specials and the Japanese variety shows. Over heard some Japanese salary men outside of Lawson today talking about when will the snack bars will open back up again? When will normal life will return so DV cases will quell a bit. No kidding.....I guess they are tired of drinking beer and smoking in front of Con""viniees""

Protesters in Japan about issues in the Middle East. Yeah, Like dawn over marble head.

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Not a lot of people wearing properly their masks.

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muslim terrorists covered the skies above tel-aviv and other cities with rockets aimed at the civilian population. seems the anti-israel protest does not agree with israel defending itself against terrorism.

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Why are Muslims not protesting against thousands of rockets fired by Hamas against Israel?

Why are Muslims not protesting that Hamas is using residential facilities to house their armed forces thereby leading to collateral damage?

Israel population has 20% Muslims who are free to leave for Islamic countries but Israeli muslims dont want to leave. Show me a Muslim country which has 20% Jews and we will talk.

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Palenstine is an open air prison brutally repressed by the rightwing leaders in Israel. Blaming the Palestinian people for trying to stay alive under state terrorism conditions is ridiculous and anyone other than the Israel apologist crowd, mostly religious types, can clearly see this. The apartheid policies by Israel are what causes conflict and are war crimes basically and also not in the best interest of Israel itself. Israel has had 50 years to fix this problem but it has only gotten worse over time. BDS is the only way things will get better.

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Call me surprised - Muslims who think all Jews should be killed are protesting against the Jewish country.

4000 rockets attacked Israel. The Pro-Palistinian people seem to forget about that. Should Israel do nothing when attacked so brutally?

The fighting erupted on May 10, when Hamas militants in Gaza fired long-range rockets toward Jerusalem.

Hamas started it this time, not Israel. They need to be condemned by all the people protesting. Violence is never OK.

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Ever consider protesting your own leaders for using women and children as human shields, executing homosexuals and jews, and inciting war an a country you have zero chance or defeating?

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Japan doesn’t care

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This was a well organized and very disciplined protest. Organizer kept control of angry demonstrators all the time. More than 1000 adults, kids, Muslims and non Muslims of many countries and nations were together and protesting against war crimes and atrocities by Israel against Palestinians. Japanese kids specially 8 Years old Zainab made an excellent speech in Japanese language. Muslims specially Pakistan and Bangladeshi from all over Niigata were protesting. A big group was from Takasaki and Niigata, led by Hafiz Qammar of Isasaki mosque.

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