Monday, May 23, 2016

Egypt TV guest calls for death squads to kill, mutilate Israelis

The precise cause of the tragic crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 is still yet to be determined, as investigators hunt for the Airbus A320's black boxes. But while Islamic terrorism is widely believed to be the most likely cause, Egyptian political commentator Nabih Al-Wahsh believes he knows precisely who downed the plan: yes, you guessed it, Israel. And in an interview with Egypt's Al-Asseema TV on May 20, Al Wahsh proscribed how, in his view, Egypt should react to the crash.

"All the evidence indicates that the filthy Zionist entity is behind the (EgyptAir) plane crash, and time will prove me right," he said, in comments translated by MEMRI. "They used a missile," he insisted, before launching into a violent rant - to the obvious discomfort of his host. "I call upon any Egyptian or Arab man who comes across an Israeli person, to kill him and mutilate his body," he shouted, over the host's vain attempts to urge him "not to call for violence." (Read More)