Israeli minister: ‘I am happy to a be a fascist’

Israeli Culture Minister Meri Regev has said that she is proud to be “fascist” and consider fascism as part of the Israeli culture.

Her remarks came as a response to the charges made by the famous graphic artist, who designs politically inspired work, David Tartakover.

“What is happening in Israel now is fascism,” says Tartakover, who designed the logo for the Peace Now campaign in 1978.

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It is worth nothing that the Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan has said: “The number [of peaceful Palestinian protesters] killed does not mean anything because they are just Nazis anyhow.”

Erdan repeatedly referred to the protesters killed in Gaza as “Nazis,” saying that there were no demonstrations, just “Nazi anger.”

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Chair of the Defence Committee at the Israeli Parliament Avi Dichter has said: “The Israeli army has enough bullets for every Palestinian.”

His remarks came as he was commenting in the peaceful protests of the Great March of Return along the eastern fence of the Gaza Strip.