Norman Finkelstein to Tehran Times: Israel, “satanic” and “lunatic” state……”

On January 31 2009,  Finkelstein,  a recent featured panelist at  “Whither the Levant…” co-Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Student Studies Initiative at UC  Irvine,  had this to say in February 15, 2009  interview with the Tehran Times:

“Israel is committing a holocaust in Gaza: Norman Finkelstein
By Selcuk Gultasli

BRUSSELS — According to Finkelstein, Israel, a state built on the ashes of the Holocaust, is now committing a holocaust against Palestinians in Gaza. In a telephone interview with Today’s Zaman, Finkelstein said Israel was a “terrorist state” created by the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in 1948. Praising Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish people for their courage in supporting Palestinians, Finkelstein referred to Israel as a “satanic” and “lunatic” state……”

Read it here