Anti-Israel Activist Parrots Hamas Propaganda At Oxford. Ben Shapiro Shreds Her Arguments. | Eastern North Carolina Now

Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro shredded the anti-Israel rhetoric of an activist at the University of Oxford on Monday regarding morality in the war between Israel and Hamas.

    Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the The Daily Wire. The author of this post is Tim Pearce.

    Daily Wire Editor Emeritus Ben Shapiro shredded the anti-Israel rhetoric of an activist at the University of Oxford on Monday regarding morality in the war between Israel and Hamas.

    The student accused Israel of waging an unjust war against Hamas and of killing Palestinians needlessly and at will. Shapiro pointed out that Hamas is ultimately responsible for Palestinian deaths because the terror group hides military targets in civilian areas. His remarks quickly went viral on social media.

    "Civilian casualties are a cost of war. That is just a reality of life. During World War II, there were 70,000 Brits who died during The Blitz bombing, and there were two million Germans who died - civilians - who died during World War II," Shapiro said.

    But on the difference between Israel and Hamas, the host of "The Ben Shapiro Show" said "there's a vast difference in moral scope between deliberately going into a civilian area and murdering everyone you can find, and trying to kill a terrorist who is deliberately hiding beneath a civilian area."


    The student said "Israel is effectively doing the same because Gaza is the most densely populated region in the world." She went on to claim that Israel has "killed 3,500 children" in Gaza since the start of the war. The figure comes from the Palestinian Ministry of Health, which is run by Hamas in the Gaza Strip and the U.S. and Israeli governments have said is an unreliable source of information.

    When pressed on whether using civilians to shield military operations gives Hamas immunity from retaliation, the student responded: "Where are the children left to go?" Shapiro pointed out that using civilians as cover violated the Geneva Conventions on just war.

    The student went on to claim that the inequality of deaths on the Hamas side versus the Israeli side shows Israel is waging an unjust war.

    "Since 2005, 23 out of every 24 conflict deaths have been Palestinian," the student said. "I don't see any moral equivalency there. It's clearly unjust what the IDF has been doing to the Palestinians because there is a vast disparity in the number of Palestinians being killed than the number of Israelis being killed."

    Shapiro responded: "If, based off the numbers, more Germans died than Brits in World War II, did that mean that the British were wrong in World War II? Because they did. Many more Germans died than Britons."

    The student then elicited a strong reaction from the crowd as she claimed that "Britain wasn't bombing civilians." The allies, including Britain, targeted population centers in aerial bombing runs toward the end of World War II in an effort to flood Germany with refugees.

    After being rebuked by the crowd, the student fell back and asserted that Israel's war on Hamas was "not a just war" and "Israel has been killing civilians for the past 75 years."

    Shapiro responded by citing the toll from Hamas' October 7 attack on Israel: roughly 1,500 dead, mostly civilians, and more than 200 more captured and taken back to Gaza.

    "Israel does not purposely kill civilians, Palestinian terrorists do. If Israel put down its guns tomorrow, there would be a second Holocaust. If the Palestinians put down their guns tomorrow, there would be a Palestinian state. That is the reality," Shapiro said.


    Shapiro ended the engagement with a final question to the student: "Which part of Palestine is occupied?"

    "The entirety of Palestine," she responded.

    Shapiro said: "There it is once again. I appreciate you expressing your full genocidal intent for the Jewish people living between the river and the sea."

In the minds of many, since January 20, 2021, the World has become far less safe in every theater of conflict, beginning with the attack of Israel by Iran /Hamas, so the question becomes: What caused this Worldwide calamity of extreme geopolitical dysfunction, and what will correct it?
  Joe Biden is the cause of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when a Republican is elected president.
  This delayed Worldwide dysfunction and constant conflict is all Donald Trump's fault, as it is with everything that occurs going forward, and long before the man ever became the 45th president..
  Joe Biden is the "root cause" of this frightening Worldwide situation, and it will end when former President Donald John Trump is elected president.
  In the imitable words of Alfred E. Newman: "What, me worry?"
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A majority of Americans still believe in OUR 1st Amendment guaranteed Freedom of Speech; however, at what bold point does the constitutional right to Free Speech becomes unabashed anti-Semitic Hate Speech, and while it should possibly be tolerated on our college campuses, and on the streets of mostly Sanctuary Cities, these events should be rightfully observed and scrupulously monitored ... or, not? What is your true opinion of when too much of enough is just too much, or not?
  The answer to Free Speech I don't agree with is more, and incredibly robust Free Speech.
  There is a point when Free Speech becomes counter productive to sustaining a peaceful society.
  Free Speech should only be tolerated if it represents the status quo of the highly educated orthodoxy.
  Early in life, I learned to speak only when I am spoken to.
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26 days after the October 7th Terror attacks on Israel, where over 1400 Jewish men, women and children were gruesomely murdered, and hundreds more made hostage: Should the Biden /Harris administration finally state that the administration's primary Middle East negotiating partner, Iran, is behind the funding and strategy of the aggressors, the Hamas Terrorists, or continue to take the more moderate position of "Don't," which is clearly not working?
  Yes, name Iran as the funding /strategy culprit, and begin to enforce the President Trump era sanctions to END Iran's ability to prosecute this war against Israel and the United States.
  No, Iran is a valuable partner in the motives of the Biden / Harris administration, and must not be named as the culprit and our enemy.
  I have larger concerns just to survive in this economy.
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