Sunday, March 29, 2020

Germany: Journalist withdraws criticism of Israel as the first 'Corona Dictatorship'

So typical of  European unshakeable sense of superiority…

Via The Jerusalem Post:
The German Spiegel magazine journalist Christoph Sydow on Saturday walked back his description of Israel’s government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the first “Corona Dictatorship,” after he faced days of intense criticism that he spread antisemitism on the website of the news outlet.

Sydow tweeted that “If I wrote the text again today, I would not use the word ‘dictatorship’ again. I stick to the assessment that the damage that has been done to the democratic system and that may be further inflicted is immense and will have ramifications for the country.”

The Jerusalem Post was the first news organization to report on the allegations that Sydow stoked antisemitism in his article.
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