The Israeli embassy in Brazil protested Tuesday in opposition to a decision by the social gathering of leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva that accuses Israel of “genocide” and “war crimes.”
“It is very unfortunate that a party that defends human rights compares the terrorist organization Hamas, which goes from house to house to murder entire families, with what the Israeli government is doing to protect its citizens,” the embassy in Brasilia posted on X, previously Twitter.
“There must be a strong separation between the Hamas terrorist organization and the Palestinians,” the embassy added, in response to a decision revealed Monday by the Lula’s Employees Occasion, or PT.
The textual content by the PT, co-founded by Lula in 1980, condemned “the unacceptable attacks, murders and kidnappings of civilians, committed by both Hamas and the State of Israel, which is carrying out, at this very moment, a genocide against the population of Gaza, through a series of war crimes.”
The social gathering hit again on the embassy’s feedback on Tuesday, calling the interpretation of its decision “false” and “malicious.”
And it blamed Israel for a strike on a hospital in Gaza Tuesday that has left tons of useless.
“Whoever represents in Brazil the government that carries out an attack of this nature has no moral authority to speak of human rights,” mentioned the Employees’ Occasion.
Hamas launched a shock assault on Israel on October 7. Israel has bombed Gaza in retaliation and warned of a floor invasion, with 1000’s of individuals killed within the combating to this point.
Lula has referred to as for a humanitarian hall to evacuate civilians from Gaza.