Twitter users calls for ban of Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei

The name on Twitter by Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei for Palestinians to “stand strong” and “confront” Israel has sparked outrage in regards to the platform, which has banned former President Trump however not the Islamic Republic’s supreme chief.

“Palestinians are awake and determined. They must continue this path. One can only talk with the language of power with these criminals,” Khamenei declared in a tweet on Tuesday amid the escalating hostilities between the 2 sides.

“They must increase their strength, stand strong, confront the enemy, and force them to stop their crimes,” he added simply earlier than the Israeli navy introduced that air-raid sirens in Tel Aviv warned of an impending barrage of rockets from Hamas in Gaza.

A senior adviser to Israeli Prime Minister wasted no time in slamming Twitter for not concentrating on Khamenei over his inflammatory missive.

“How has Twitter not banned Ali Khamenei over the below post outright inciting terrorism against Israelis? His tweet is a virtual signal to Iran-backed Palestinian jihadists,” Aaron Klein tweeted.

Users on the platform echoed the Israeli official’s grievance.

“Why is @khameni_ir still the fu*k on Twitter? If this isn’t incitement, idk wtf is!!!” @JeremyKossen wrote.

Israeli artillery in action.
A senior adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu slammed Twitter for not banning Ayatollah Khamenei.

“Why Is Twitter Letting Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Incite Rocket Attacks on Israeli Civilians?” @RFederle asked.

Another consumer addressed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey straight.

“Why on Earth aren’t you banning @khamenei_ir and all his other accounts?” @eL3CT10n wrote.

Supporters of the Pakistani religious group Jamaat-e-Islami take part in a rally to condemn Israel's use of force against the Palestinians.
Supporters of the Pakistani spiritual group Jamaat-e-Islami participate in a rally to sentence Israel’s use of drive towards the Palestinians.

The platform completely banned Trump following the Jan. 6 Capitol riot when he was nonetheless the commander-in-chief.

At the time, Twitter defended its suspension as “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”

Israeli artillery in action.
“Why Is Twitter Letting Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Incite Rocket Attacks on Israeli Civilians?” one Twitter consumer wrote.

The firm’s continued place that it’ll not think about permitting him again on its platform, even when he had been to return to public workplace, has rubbed many the mistaken manner, together with some of Trump’s political opponents.

Many of the social media users expressing disgust with Twitter linked to an editorial published Tuesday in the National Review.

Author Philip Klein cited Twitter’s ban of the previous president and wrote:  “To be clear, this is not a one off tweet by Ayatollah. He has continually used the account to urge Palestinian terrorists to continue attacks on Israel.”

Klein went on to checklist a number of posts by Khamenei, together with one from May 7 wherein he wrote: “Since day 1, Zionists turned occupied Palestine right into a base for terrorism.

“Israel isn’t a country; it’s a #TerroristCamp against Palestinians & other Muslim nations. Fighting this despotic regime is fighting against oppression & terrorism. And this is everyone’s responsibility,” the ayatollah added.

Destroyed house in a residential area in the city of Yehud, in central Israel.
A house in a residential space in Yehud, Israel is lowered to rubble.
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“All Palestinians, including those in Gaza, in Quds, in the West Bank, in the lands of 1948 & even those in refugee camps, form a single unit. They should adopt a #StrategyofCoalescence,” the Iranian chief mentioned in one other publish.

“Every part should defend other parts & under pressure use the tools at their disposal,” he added.

Klein ended his piece by asking: “Will Twitter apply its Trump standard and ban Khamenei? Or is Jewish blood just cheap to them?”

The mother of a Palestinian who was killed during clashes with Israeli forces mourns her son.
The mom of a Palestinian who was killed throughout clashes with Israeli forces mourns her son.

The Jerusalem Post additionally ran a current article citing an Iranian journalist and dissident who referred to as on Dorsey to completely ban all accounts linked to the supreme chief.

Masih Alinejad, a girls’s rights activist and founder of the My Stealthy Freedom/White Wednesday marketing campaign, informed the information outlet that “a close review of these accounts in multiple languages which include Persian, English, Spanish, and Arabic, shows that Khamenei has repeatedly violated Twitter rules.”

A woman hands a parcel over to an Israeli soldier as the Iron Dome anti-missile system is seen nearby.
Philip Klein spoke out saying the Ayatollah “has continually used the account to urge Palestinian terrorists to continue attacks on Israel.”

Alinejad mentioned in a January tweet that “In 2019 I called on Twitter to shut down Khamenei’s accounts for not only inciting violence but ordering the murder of 1,500 peaceful protesters. Some opposed this campaign, Now the same people are cheering that Trump has been suspended. It’s shameful.”

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