- Israeli MP, Oren Hazan, said Africans must be kicked out of Israel
- Hazan also said Israel should stop African refugees from having children
- He added that Africans were not refugees but economic migrants
A member of the Israeli parliament from the Likud party, Oren Hazan, has said Africans have no culture and that Israel should stop African refugees from having children, in a video that was posted on the Facebook page of the UK branch of his party.
During an interview with Avi Yemeni, an Israeli-Australian pro-Israel activist, on July 27, Hazan further said that African immigrants were a threat to Israel and would destroy the country.
“If we don’t kick them out they will kick us out. We need to destroy the problem when it is still small,” said Hazan.
During the interview, Hazan said the Africans were not refugees but economic migrants before making further derogatory remarks. However, his comments and statements have not been condemned by the Likud party led by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
African News Agency reports that Israel came under strong criticism for its mass deportation of Africans earlier in the year with protests breaking out in the country and human rights organisations condemning the move and the inhumane way the Africans were treated.
Earlier in the year Hazan’s interviewer, Avi Yemeni, who is a rightist activist, also started a petition in Australia to help what he described as the “persecuted white minority” of South Africa stating that whites “were facing genocide” in the southern African country.
He attended a pro-refugee rally in Melbourne and got into verbal arguments with people protesting in support of African refugees, heckling them, he asked why they didn’t support South Africa’s “persecuted whites.”
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com earlier reported that after locals claimed they would bring rape, murder and break-ins to the Israeli town of Avshalom, students from various African countries who were part of an Israeli government programme to study agriculture, were kicked out of the town.
Israeli media was said to have obtained WhatsApp messages from a group of local residents, which read thus: “There is a very serious problem and we need to deal with it urgently. Otherwise, remember very well what I’m saying, the day is not far away that there will be rape, murder and break-ins in the community."
Some months back, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said that African migrants were a worse threat than jihadists.
He added that a fence along the Israel-Egypt border has saved Jewish state from what he believed could be worse than jihadist attacks - a tide of African migrants.
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