Emma Watson post in support of Palestinians angers Israeli envoys

Aljazeera says Emma Watson has expressed solidarity with Palestinians in a new post, eliciting support from pro-Palestine users but also drawing criticism from Israeli officials.

Emma Watson post in support of Palestinians angers Israeli envoys

Aljazeera says The official Instagram account of British actress Emma Watson has expressed solidarity with Palestinians in a new post, eliciting widespread support from pro-Palestine users but also drawing strong criticism from Israeli officials.

The account of the film star, known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, shared a picture on Monday from a pro-Palestinian rally with the phrase, “Solidarity is a verb”.

The picture was originally posted in May last year by the Bad Activism Collective after Israel carried out an 11-day deadly offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip. At the time, a number of celebrities had weighed in on the conflict, with figures such as Bella Hadid and Susan Sarandon posting messages in support of Palestinians.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/4/emma-watson-voices-support-for-palestinians-angers-israel-envoys


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