@UNRWA’s Youth Ambassador: ‘I Spit on Israel’ (VIDEO)
In 2013, UNRWA declared “Arab Idol” winner Mohammed Assaf to be its “Youth Ambassador.” It said that he would “promote peace, security and other universal values.”
UNRWA, which claims that it is dedicated to neutrality and peace, responded to Assaf’s support of violence, and widespread criticism of Assaf, with a strong statement: it extended his contract as Youth Ambassador so he can continue to spout his hate.
Assaf is doing exactly that:
Mohammed Assaf, the Palestinian winner of Arab Idol was answering questions from fans in a Skype phone-in when he received comment from an Israeli caller.
“You should come to Israel…you have Israeli blood,” the fan said.
Assaf did not hold back in his response.
“I spit on you and Israel,” the singer replied, before returning to answer other fans’ questions.
“I don’t want to talk about this issue too much. The person who said that wanted to provoke me and it’s known that the issue of Palestine and the Palestinian people is one of my top priorities,” Assaf told The New Arab.
“At the end of the day, any artist could be subject to a similar incident, however what happened with me is a isolated incident that
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