Iran says crackdown on students has removed the ‘mask of hypocrisy’ from America’s face

TEHRAN – An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Thursday condemned US authorities for the violent crackdown on students protesting Israel’s brutal war in the Gaza Strip. He said the “mask of hypocrisy has been removed” from the faces of the false defenders of freedom of expression. and human rights”.

State Department spokesperson Nasser Kanaani wrote on peaceful protests and rallies of pro-Palestinian students does not diminish the ugliness of their actions.”

Kanaani went on to say that a significant number of Jews, with the support of the United States, have expressed their disgust at Israeli crimes in Gaza.

“A significant number of Jewish people, including Jewish students, have expressed their disgust at the hateful crimes of the Zionist regime and the US government’s shameful support for the regime,” Kanaani said.

More than 2,300 people have been arrested in the US amid a crackdown on university protests against Israel’s war in Gaza.

Police also entered Paris’ Sciences Po university on Friday to remove dozens of students who staged a pro-Gaza sit-in in the hall, AFP journalists said.