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The United Nations official who was welcomed to speak at Harvard University on the same day she was banned from Israel for anti-Semitism doubled down at the Ivy League event, stating that Hamas isn’t motivated by hatred of Jews and that Israel has no right to defend itself.
Francesca Albanese, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Palestinian territories, stood by her position on Hamas’s motivation for its attack during the discussion with Harvard’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy on Monday afternoon. Albanese found herself in hot water and officially barred from entering Israel after she contended that French President Emanuel Macron was wrong for labeling the October 7 terrorist attack the “greatest anti-Semitic massacre of our century.”
“Saying that the motivation was anti-Semitism is wrong and dangerous,” Albanese said in the Harvard discussion. “I’m not saying that people …
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