Michelle Obama to Give Award to Anti-Semite Samira Ibrahim who said, “Today is the anniversary of 9/11. May every year come with America burning”HT: AnsweringMuslims.The State Department just issued a press release
stating that Secretary of State John Kerry and First Lady Michelle Obama will be
honoring Samira Ibrahim with an “International Women of Courage Award.”
Interestingly, Samira is a Hitler-quoting anti-Semite who says she wants to see
The Weekly Standard—On Friday March 8, Michelle Obama will
join John Kerry at a special ceremony at the State Department to present ten
women the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. The award,
says the press
release, is given to “women around the globe who have shown exceptional
courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and empowerment, often
at great personal risk.”
Five of these awards are being given to women
from Muslim-majority countries, underscoring the unique plight of women in those
countries. The only problem is that one of the women to be recognized is an
anti-Semite and supports the 9/11 attacks on the United States.
Samira Ibrahim, as the State
Department’s profile describes her, “was among seven women subjected by the
Egyptian military to forced virginity tests in March 2011.” The press release
further notes that Samira “was arrested while in high school for writing a paper
that criticized Arab leaders’ insincere support to the Palestinian cause.”
Apparently, the State Department is unaware of her other convictions.
Twitter, Ibrahim is quite blunt
regarding her views. On July 18 of last year, after five Israeli tourists and a
Bulgarian bus driver were killed a suicide bombing attack, Ibrahim jubilantly tweeted:
“An explosion on a bus carrying Israelis in Burgas airport in Bulgaria on the
Black Sea. Today is a very sweet day with a lot of very sweet news.”
Ibrahim frequently uses Twitter to air her anti-Semitic views. Last
August 4, commenting
on demonstrations in Saudi Arabia, she described the ruling Al Saud family as
“dirtier than the Jews.” Seventeen days later she tweeted
in reference to Adolf Hitler: “I have discovered with the passage of days, that
no act contrary to morality, no crime against society, takes place, except with
the Jews having a hand in it. Hitler.”
Ibrahim holds other repellent
views as well. As a mob was attacking the United States embassy in Cairo on the
eleventh anniversary of 9/11, pulling down the American flag and raising the
flag of Al Qaeda, Ibrahim wrote on twitter: “Today is the anniversary of 9/11.
May every year come with America burning.” Possibly fearing the consequences of
her tweet, she deleted it a couple of hours later, but not before a screen
shot was saved by an Egyptian activist.
Just today, apparently after
having warned that her vicious tweets might cause her trouble during her visit
to the U.S., she has written
on twitter: “My account has been previously stolen and any tweet on racism and
hatred is not me.” However, in the past she never made any mention of her
account being “stolen.” The record of her anti-Semitic tweets is still available
The decision to honor Ibrahim reflects poorly on the State
Department, which is either incapable of doing the minimum amount of research
required to find out who she is, or does not care that the secretary of state
and First Lady are about to honor an anti-Semite who longs for violence against
Americans. It’s understandable that now with Islamists having come to the fore
after all the hope that the Egyptian uprising inspired, American policymakers
are looking for the good guys, real liberal activists that deserve U.S. support.
Samira Ibrahim is not one of them. Hmmm……..”I will stand with my Muslim Brothers”?Read the full story here, more here.
Obama won the election. He can do what he wants now.