Al Qaeda Praises Student Protesters

The Islamic terrorist group al Qaeda praised pro-Palestinian student protesters, lauding them in a recent statement. The comments came amid rising concerns about the growth of antisemitism among the demonstrators and a series of statements against Jews.

The group that carried out the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that killed 3,000 Americans wrote that while it supported recent attacks against “the infidel Zionists and the beheading of them, we also appreciate and value the movement of Western demonstrators and sit-in students from Western universities, who through their sit-ins and protests expressed their rejection of the genocide taking place in Gaza.”

The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah also said that it supported the protesters. It stated that when demonstrators “take a stand in support of Gaza” that they “salute and applaud them.”

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Naim Qassem also said that the group “appreciate[d] and value[d] this very much.” He described the protests as “important, especially because they will have an impact on the U.S. elections.”

He said that President Joe Biden would change his actions due to the pressure of the protesters. Some Republicans have already accused the president of changing his policy toward Israel following significant political pressure.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei made a similar comment on social media recently. Khamenei is the religious figure in charge of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

He wrote that the “support & solidarity of your professors in the face of your government’s police brutality & the pressures it is exerting on you, is a consequential development. I too empathize with you young people, and value your perseverance.”

He also wrote that the protesters were “standing on the right side of history.”

He added that the demonstrators “formed a branch of the Resistance Front and have begun an honorable struggle in the face of your government’s ruthless pressure — which openly supports Zionists.”

Sen. Katie Britt (R-AL) wrote on social media that “leftwing protesters have officially found their champion in the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism.”