Turkish Pop Singer Writes Anti-Semitic Tweets Over Gaza, Praises Hitler
If he wasn’t already, Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan probably just became an instant fan. In today’s increasingly hostile Muslim world, such hateful rhetoric will likely spur a boost in album sales …
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The Times of Israel – “A popular Turkish female pop singer was under pressure Friday to make a public apology after she posted a succession of anti-Semitic tweets over Israel’s deadly air campaign in Gaza
Yildiz Tilbe, who has been making folk-influenced hit albums since the 1990s, appeared to praise Hitler in the tweets and say the end of the Jews was near.
‘If God allows, it will be again Muslims who will bring the end of those Jews, it is near, near,’ she tweeted on her official account @YildizzTilbee.
‘They (Jews) are hostile to Allah and all prophets including their own prophet Moses.’
In another tweet she appeared to praise Hitler for the mass extermination of Jews in the Holocaust, writing ‘May God bless Hitler.’
The Jewish Community of Turkey condemned the singer’s tweets as ‘racist and inciting hatred,’ calling on judicial authorities to ‘immediately start necessary legal procedures’ under the country’s penal code.” Read more.
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