Knesset member Zoabi calls IDF troops ‘murderers’, sparking outrage

During a session of Israel's parliament on Wednesday regarding Israel's reconciliation agreement with Turkey, Knesset member Haneen Zoabi of the Joint List said during a speech from the podium that the IDF soldiers who carried out the 2010 raid on a Turkish aid flotilla were "murderers." Her comment triggered an uproar and she was forcefully removed from the podium, and afterwards other members of Knesset were removed from the hall. Zoabi's comments were condemned by most Knesset members except for her fellow party member Dov Hanin who said her right to express her opinion should be protected.  


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