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[-] [email protected] 137 points 4 weeks ago

There, the tourists “violently intimidated one of activists, who is a racialized woman, calling her ‘fascist’, ‘monkey’, telling her to go back to Africa and even threatening to kill her.”

Sounds on par for ethnic supremacists.

[-] spirinolas 57 points 4 weeks ago

The "go to Africa" made me confused because all the people seemed to be white Portuguese. I saw nobody of African descent (and it still wouldn't be OK).

Maybe our nice tans were to offensive for those snow flakes.

[-] jaybone 6 points 4 weeks ago

Do Israelis not also have tans?

[-] TechNerdWizard42 27 points 4 weeks ago

The majority of Jews and Israeli people are of European Caucuses descent today. Very few are descendents of the Semites. Ironically, the majority of Palestinians are closer descendents of the Semites than the current global Jewish population... Hmm...

[-] jaybone 4 points 4 weeks ago

I was thinking more I was thinking more of tans from sunlight. And guessing you get a decent amount of sun in Israel as you do in Portugal. It seems like the original comment was saying Israelis are more white than Portuguese. I was just wondering if that’s really true, or at least a common perception anyway.

[-] spirinolas 9 points 4 weeks ago

Not as sexy as ours, evidently.

[-] Pfeffy 7 points 4 weeks ago

Not the ones in power for the most part. An interesting historical fact is that Zionism didn't really take off in terms of Europeans headed to Palestine until a few years after sunscreen was invented.

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[-] jaybone 8 points 4 weeks ago

What does it mean to be racialized?

[-] Hamartia 40 points 4 weeks ago

To acquire one unpaired valence electron.

[-] [email protected] 22 points 4 weeks ago

Person of color, but only in a background where it has any significance. So a Chinese person is racialized in France, but not in China, and a German person is racialized in Japan, but not in Germany.

[-] spirinolas 9 points 4 weeks ago

It's translated by Google from "racializado" I think. I think it's being singled out because of your race...or something...

[-] [email protected] 78 points 4 weeks ago

Fortunately the bible only says to love your neighbour so you can really let loose when travelling.

[-] RidcullyTheBrown 43 points 4 weeks ago

the bible also contains accounts of god helping his people conquer land and uproot the residing population from it. I wouldn't use it as a moral reference.

In fact, let's be honest: there is no point in quoting any religious text, regardless of religion, when discussing morality. These texts are horribly dated and should be considered as historically interesting, but nothing more.

[-] [email protected] 13 points 4 weeks ago

Hey I'm with you, my comment was supposed to highlight as much. Helping people conquer land is even one of the more palatable examples you can choose from when it comes to morally abhorrent things in the bible.

[-] NegativeInf 8 points 4 weeks ago

I mean, when there's no commandment against rape and the one for murder doesn't count when their god says it's totes ok bro, take their land and dash their babies against the rocks, they have no moral ground to stand on.

Religion is the language of the oppressors couched in fantasy to make you do their dirty work in the here and now for a payoff that certainly doesn't exist.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 4 weeks ago

It also teaches you how to treat your slaves.

Could have very easily had said, "slavery is evil, stop doing it," but nope.

Makes you wonder how many fewer people would be Christian nowadays if it was outspokenly anti -slavery. Interesting thought.

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[-] spirinolas 75 points 4 weeks ago

The audacity of entering someone's country, trying to control what they do and say and then tell them to go somewhere else "where they came from". Who would've expected an Israeli of being capable of such a thing.

[-] FenrirIII 22 points 4 weeks ago

Sounds like Elon Musk and Rupert Murdoch

[-] [email protected] 62 points 4 weeks ago
[-] kokesh 57 points 4 weeks ago

israeli tourists should be banned from entering the EU, same as russian tourists. People from these two fucking countries should not be allowed in.

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[-] [email protected] 56 points 4 weeks ago

Isn't there a word for when people go to a foreign country and attack the locals? Feels like it's right on the tip of my tongue...

[-] mightyfoolish 33 points 4 weeks ago
[-] [email protected] 20 points 4 weeks ago

Terrourists 😂

[-] [email protected] 6 points 4 weeks ago
[-] Linkerbaan 40 points 4 weeks ago

Why are these Nazis even allowed in?

[-] ad_on_is 33 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

because they disguise themselves as Jews

[-] [email protected] 35 points 4 weeks ago

Careful, they might try to steal your home while they're there.

[-] spirinolas 32 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

Coimbra is traditionally an academic city. The demonstrators were very peaceful. Had they done this in Porto, for example, it could've earn them a beating.

Portuguese peope are very good hosts, but you don't enter someone's "home" and tell them what to do. It's one of the most insulting things you can do as a visitor. And you don't tell us to "go to Africa". Honestly I'm surprised some old lady didn't came with a broom and sweep their asses into next week.

[-] [email protected] 29 points 4 weeks ago

"They're not sending their best"

[-] [email protected] 6 points 4 weeks ago

I’m just waiting for the follow up of this headline now. “Israeli tourists attacking pro-Palestine supporters killed in attack, told to go home”.

[-] spirinolas 16 points 4 weeks ago
[-] Aceticon 4 points 4 weeks ago

"This is my place, my place"

"Your place is is Africa! In Africa! Not here"

Shouts the Russian Israeli in a Portuguese square to the Portuguese demonstrating there against the actions of the nation he chose to live in.

Wow, just wow.

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[-] CritFail 14 points 4 weeks ago* (last edited 4 weeks ago)

The two question zionists need to be explicitly asked are:

  1. Hypothetically, do they even believe it would ever be possible for Israel to commit genocide?
  2. If so, what characteristics would it need to have in order to qualify as genocide?

If they answer no to the first one, they expose their complete bias and therefore unable to even argue their position effectively.

If they answer yes, then they have to explain why the genocidal traits of what Israel are doing are not genocide, which might hopefully make them more introspective.

[-] febra 2 points 3 weeks ago

Send them home!

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