CNN Editor Eulogizes Hezbollah Leader as “Hezbollah Giant”


ayatollah-mohammed-hussein-fadlallahLebanese-born CNN senior editor Octavia Nasr eulogized on her personal blog the spiritual leader of Hezbollah, who died last week, according to the media watchdog Honest Reporting.

Nasr, born in Beirut and now living in Atlanta, Georgia, is CNN’s senior editor on Middle East Affairs. Following the death of Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, Nasr Tweeted, “Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah… One of Hezbollah’s Giants I Respect A Lot.”

Falallah was one of the original leaders of the Hezbollah terrorist organization and urged suicide bombings against Israel. Hezbollah secretary general Hassan Nasrallah said of Fadlallah, “Today we lost a merciful father and a wise guide,”

Fadlallah also belittled the Holocaust, saying, “Zionism has inflated the number of victims in this holocaust beyond imagination. They say there were six million Jews – not six million, not three million, or anything like that… But the world accepted this [figure], and it does not allow anyone to discuss this.”

Read the report at Arutz Shevah.

{Arutz Shevah/Yair Israel}