The Hill

Anti-Semitic Tweets Force CNN Employee to Resign

Jul 26, 2019  •  Post A Comment

“CNN photo editor Mohammed Elshamy has resigned from the news organization after a series of anti-Semitic tweets from 2011 were recently unearthed, according to a network spokesperson,” reports The Hill.

The story reports: “Elshamy’s tweets include one calling Jewish people ‘pigs’ after two were killed and 39 were injured in a March 2011 bombing in Jerusalem.”

The Hill says the tweets were initially unearthed by GOP operative Arthur Schwartz.

Says CNN in a statement to The Hill: “The network has accepted the resignation of a photo editor, who joined CNN earlier this year, after anti-Semitic statements he’d made in 2011 came to light. CNN is committed to maintaining a workplace in which every employee feels safe, secure and free from discrimination regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation or religion.”

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