CNN photo editor resigns after anti-Semitic tweets unearthed

New York Post | 7/26/2019 | Staff
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A CNN photo editor has resigned after anti-Semitic tweets he sent in 2011 surfaced, including one in which he mentioned “Jewish pigs” killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem, according to reports.

Mohammed Elshamy, 25, a former photojournalist with the Turkish Anadolu news agency, quit late Thursday after an employee of Israel’s Government Press Office flagged some of his offensive tweets, the Times of Israel reported.

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“More than 4 jewish pigs killed in #Jerusalem today by the Palestinian bomb explode. #Israel #Gaza,” read one of his tweets after a terrorist attack.

The March 2011 bombing killed a 59-year-old Scottish Christian Bible translator who was studying in Israel and severely injured a 14-year-old Israeli girl, Hodaya Asulin, who succumbed to her injuries six years later.

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The attack left about 50 other people injured.

“Despite everything happening now in Egypt, I’m proud of the army generation that liberated us from the zionist pigs @ 6 october 1973 #israel,” Elshamy, who joined...
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