CNN accepted the resignation of photo editor Mohammed Elshamy after his anti-Semitic tweets dating back to 2011 resurfaced. Among them were such remarks as “More than 4 jewish pigs killed in #Jerusalem today in a terrorist attack,” which Elshamy posted while a CNN employee. Other tweets exposed praised Hamas and attacked “Zionists” before his Twitter account was swiftly switched to private mode. Birds of a feather…
Here’s more from Breitbart…
An editor at CNN has resigned after a series of antisemitic comments he made resurfaced on Thursday.
BREAKING: CNN spokesperson tells the @JewishJournal that they have accepted the resignation of photo editor Mohammed Elshamy over his 2011 anti-Semitic tweets
— Aaron Bandler (@bandlersbanter) July 26, 2019
CNN’s statement accepting the resignation of the editor makes clear the editor had worked at CNN for some time, and had made the antisemitic statements back in 2011.
The tweets from Mohammed Elshamy, a photo editor for CNN, first surfaced earlier on Thursday. They were until then still public on Elshamy’s Twitter account.