Democratic US Representative Hank Johnson says Israeli settlers living in illegal settlements are destroying Palestinian homes like “termites.”
“There has been a steady [stream], almost like termites can get into a residence and eat before you know that you’ve been eaten up and you fall in on yourself,” the Georgia lawmaker said Monday, according to The Washington Free Beacon.
He made the remarks during an event in Philadelphia, sponsored by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation.
Johnson criticized the Tel Aviv regime’s continuation of building new settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories, saying the issue has reached an “alarming” stage.
The ongoing occupation, he noted, undermines the notion of a sovereign Palestinian country, the congressman said. “We’ve gotten to the point where the thought of a Palestinian homeland gets further and further removed from reality.”
“The home their [Palestinian] ancestors…