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  3/8/2013, Adar 26, 5773

ADL Welcomes Deferral of Award to Egyptian over Tweets

The Anti-Defamation League welcomed, Thursday, a State Department decision to defer awarding the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award to Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim after news reports revealed anti-Semitic messages on her Twitter feed. The messages included a tweet in which Ibrahim expressed her understanding and admiration of Adolph Hitler saying,  “I have discovered with the passage of days that no act contrary to morality, no crime against society, takes place except with the Jews having a hand in it. Hitler.”

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