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Oct 21, 2020
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Lebanese Journalist Muna Sukariya: Anne Frank Only Hid From The Nazis For Three Months; She Was Not Like The Victims Of Sabra And Shatila

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Source: Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas/Gaza)

In a September 21, 2020 interview on Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas/Gaza), Lebanese journalist Muna Sukariya recalled a visit she made to the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam, which she said she had no previous knowledge about prior to her trip. She said she had been shocked to find that Anne Frank "had hidden from the Nazis [for] just three months," and said that it cannot be compared to the victims of Sabra and Shatila. The TV host said that the whole story was a fabrication.

Mina Sukariya: "A few years ago I traveled to Amsterdam. [Before my trip,] I went to the EU office in Beirut and asked for information about Amsterdam, and they gave it to me. On the list of places you can visit, such as the Van Gogh Museum and other places, was the Anne Frank Museum. What is this place? We didn't know about it. We looked it up and found nothing. Look how they try to entice...

"When we got to Amsterdam, we went to the Anne Frank Museum. We stood in line and I asked the people before us and behind us what the museum was, and they didn't know. When I got to the end of the line, I was honestly shocked and my heart froze: I paid six dollars, and behind the booth I saw a sign that said that the museum would be closed the next day for Yom Kippur."

Host: "Yes, that is one of the Jewish holidays."

Sukariya: "Right. The Anne Frank Museum is where the girl Anne Frank had hidden from the Nazis for three months. It had been just three months. She was not like the victims..."

Host: "It is a fabrication that they use to play..."

Sukariya: "That's what I am saying. The museum has three floors. You can watch a short video, a few minutes long, that tells the story in all the languages and only shows a picture... If you want to display pictures from Sabra and Shatila..."

Host: "The place where Muhammad Al-Durah was martyred should be an international pilgrimage site."

Sukariya: "I agree. [At the Anne Frank Museum] there are also gifts and souvenirs that have 'Anne Frank' written on them. That is, you had to pay, but I didn't pay."

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