Germany's Merkel Refuses to Outlaw Hizbullah, Snubbing German Jews after Kippah Row

(Jerusalem Post) Benjamin Weinthal - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister, Horst Seehofer, ignored an urgent plea from the country's tiny Jewish community to outlaw the terrorist organization Hizbullah amid a shocking climate of anti-Semitism. When asked on Wednesday by The Jerusalem Post numerous times if the German government - in response to a demand by the nearly 100,000-member Central Council of Jews - plans to ban the Lebanese Shi'ite terrorist organization, Merkel and Seehofer refused to answer. Berlin authorities claim they won't prevail in court with respect to a ban of the al-Quds Day rally on Saturday. The anti-Western and anti-Israel rally calls for the destruction of the Jewish state. The authorities have declined to test the law.

2019-05-31 00:00:00

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