Israel protests after Nobel laureate denounces Gaza invasion at Vatican

By Bo Beard | May 15, 2024

The Israeli Embassy

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The Israeli Embassy to the Vatican lodged a complaint in response to allegations of "genocide" in Gaza made by a Yemeni Nobel Prize laureate at a Vatican-hosted event.

Indignation and shock

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The embassy expressed "indignation and shock" at the statements made by human rights activist Tawakkol Karman during a conference organized by the Fratelli Tutti Foundation established by Pope Francis on Saturday evening.