They’re Openly Hostile to Israel. So Why Did These Italian Politicians Just Pay a Visit? on Ha’aretz

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During the 2014 Gaza war, for example, Manlio Di Stefano, a former computer engineer who acts as the movement’s point person for foreign policy, accused Israel of committing genocide against the Palestinians and of launching the conflict to block the development of Gaza’s marine gas fields. Speaking in parliament, he said Zionism was by definition discriminatory against minorities and called on the government to withdraw its ambassador and suspend all economic agreements with Israel… When asked by Haaretz about his 2014 “genocide” remarks, Di Stefano said he stood by them, but added that they had been made “in a particular moment, in which we were witnessing the death of 2200 people in the bombing of Gaza.”

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