Indian Citizen Nurse Deported by Kuwait for Supporting Israel

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Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior issued a deportation order for anIndian nurse for supporting the Israeli occupation of Gaza. Al-Rai newspaper on Sunday, October 29 2023, reported that the nurse worked at al-Sabah hospital

The deported nurse spread support and solidarity for the Land of the Star of David via WhatsApp status. He described Palestinians as terrorists and displayed Israeli flags. Based on a number of sources, the al-Rai newspaper in its report said that the nurse, whose identity was not published, admitted during interrogation that she supported the Israeli occupation.

The al-Rai newspaper also wrote that this was the second case involving foreigners for spreading solidarity with Israel. In the previous case or on October 22 2023, the Kuwaiti Public Prosecutor sued an Indian nurse who worked at the Mubarak Al-Kabeer hospital for supporting the Israeli military’s actions in killing Palestinian children and bombing the al-Ahli Babtist hospital. Not only that, the nurse also displayed the Israeli flag on a number of her social media accounts.  

The former Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Salem on June 5, 1967 issued a decree declaring a defensive war between the Kingdom of Kuwait and the people occupying the Palestinian territories. Since October 7, 2023, more than 8 thousand Palestinians have been killed in air strikes by the Israeli military on Gaza. Half of these were children and more than 20 thousand people were injured.

The NGO Save the Children reports that the number of children killed in Gaza in the last three weeks is now higher than the total number of victims killed in conflicts throughout the world every year since 2019. Figures released by the NGO on Sunday, October 29 2023, refer to on Palestinian health authorities, showing that at least 3,324 children have been killed in Gaza since October 7, while 36 children died in the West Bank.

In all, at least 1,400 Israelis and foreign nationals have also died in Israel, most as a result of Hamas’ surprise attack on October 7.

Israel has imposed a total siege on the Gaza Strip, tightening a blockade in place since 2007, cutting off all supplies of food, electricity, fuel and water, and only allowing a small amount of aid to enter through the Rafah crossing with Egypt since October 21.

Source : Tempo.co