You’ve probably heard that Green MP Chloe Swarbrick chanted “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” at a pro-Palestine protest. Criticism was swift. Act leader David Seymour demanded she apologise.
A Jewish woman told Newshub the chant made her feel unsafe. The phrase is from the 60s, but it echoes a line in the Hamas constitution from 2017, implying the destruction of the Jewish people. Others, however, insist that this interpretation of the phrase is “Islamophobic”.
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