It’s hard to believe the South African government officials have been living under a rock, and have no idea that Israel completely withdrew from Gaza thirteen years ago.

More likely, this was motivated by what the WSJ calls the South African Government’s “devotion to anti-Israel ideology,” which is so strong and virulent that they refused Israel’s offer to help with the impending “Day Zero” in Cape Town, when all the water taps are scheduled to be completely dry.

Via Algemeiner.

The South African government became a laughing stock on Twitter on Thursday after it called on Israel to withdraw from the Gaza Strip, even though it already did so in 2005.

Israel unilaterally pulled all its soldiers and residents out of Gaza in 2005, nearly four decades after it took control of the coastal enclave from Egypt during the 1967 Six-Day War. Gaza is now ruled by the Hamas terrorist group, which has fought several wars against Israel over the past decade.

On Thursday morning, South Africa issued several tweets citing harsh government criticism of the Jewish state’s response to last week’s Hamas-orchestrated riot on the Israeli-Gaza border in which more than 60 Palestinians — mostly terrorists — were killed….

Israeli water desalination technique could help relieve Cape Town’s thirst

Cape Town May Dry Up Because of an Aversion to Israel

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  1. MACVEL says:

    Yes. The Expulsion was a very nasty thing to do, but Sharon did it, anyway. You’d think the SA government would know this and rejoice. Predators have limited intelligence.

  2. Alain41 says:

    South Africa has been going downhill of late. Good that Jacob Zuma was ousted earlier this year, though unknown if replacement is much better.

    Article from last month by Barbara Crossette, 78, former long time NYT foreign correspondent/editor; On South Africa and UN and Human Rights Council (anti-Israel decisions). Besides dislike of Israel, she writes that there are 2 additional factors; 1) China is having increased influence with South Africa and China likes votes that block U.S. policies, and 2) taking votes against Israel furthers/supports South African leader’s dislike of Western colonialism.

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