In a lecture on sexual violence, Clinton was harassed because of her record of stirring up conflict in the Middle East
Pro-Palestine demonstrators attacked Hillary Clinton at a lecture on Friday, describing the former US Secretary of State as… “A criminal of war” And he told her “You will burn” Because of its actions in the Middle East.
Clinton was interrupted when she took the stage to lecture on conflict-related sexual violence at Columbia University in New York, where she is a professor of international and public affairs.
“Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton, you are a war criminal!” one man shouted. “The people of Libya, the people of Iraq, the people of Syria, the people of Yemen, the people of Palestine, as well as the people of America will never forgive you.” The protester continued to scream “You will burn” While being escorted from the theatre.
The former presidential candidate began her speech, but was interrupted by another protester who shouted at her.
“You have done this before… You have exploited sexual violence in Libya so you can justify American militarism.” shouted the protester. “If you are angry about sexual violence, you will talk about sexual violence in Palestine and the sexual violence they experience on a daily basis.”
“People are free to protest” Clinton responded “But they are not free to disrupt events or classes, and that will be the criteria we follow here moving forward.”
Clinton served as Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013 under President Barack Obama. As US Secretary of State, she put pressure on Obama to do so “leap” More troops in Afghanistan, arming anti-government jihadists in Syria, and called for NATO intervention in Libya. After Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown, sodomized, and executed by US-backed rebels, Clinton bragged to CBS News: “We came. We saw. He died.”
Clinton took a consistently pro-Israel stance during her tenure at the State Department, where she supported the Israeli bombing of Lebanon in 2006. She has criticized calls for a ceasefire in the current war between Israel and Hamas, arguing that a halt to the fighting would give the Palestinians power. Activists “An opportunity to rearm and perpetuate the cycle of violence.”
US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield spoke after Clinton at the ceremony held on Friday. The demonstrators also boycotted and chanted “Free Palestine” As they left the hall
Hamas fighters attacked Israel on October 7, killing about 1,200 people. Israel responded by launching air strikes on Gaza before sending tanks and soldiers into the Strip. In the months that followed, pro-Palestine protesters harassed President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken. sabotage The doors of the White House, and he walked At Biden's home in Delaware.