British lecturer: Jerusalem doesn’t belong to Jews
University of Exeter lecturer tells Global March to Jerusalem protesters, "the only way we can stop Israel is to act against it."
Protesters sitting near Bethlehem on Land Day Photo: TOVAH LAZAROFF
LONDON – A British university lecturer told Global March to Jerusalem protesters
on Friday evening that Jerusalem “does not belong to Jewish Israelis or to Jews”
and that Israel is “finished.”
University of Exeter lecturer Ghada Karmi,
speaking to protesters converged near the Israeli Embassy in London, went on to
say that she “respects all religions” but that one should not be allowed to take
over the city.
Karmi also said that Israel does not deserve to continue
as a state.
“We have no alternative but to act. The only way we
can stop Israel is to act against it, against its interests, against its
apartheid and policies,” she told a gathering of around 200
The Israeli Embassy was closed at the time for
Organized by the radical fringe group the Palestine Solidarity
Campaign, the protest marked the Global March to Jerusalem event, which called
for worldwide demonstrations against Israel.