Mousa Abu Marzouk, the head of Hamas’ International Relations Bureau, said in an April 7, 2022 interview on Mayadeen TV (Lebanon) that there is an international double standard regarding Muslim and Palestinian refugees. He explained that the Palestinian refugees have been displaced for 70 years with no solution in sight, while the whole world is "in turmoil" to help refugees from Ukraine, since they have white skin and blue eyes. He also explained that while the Palestinian resistance is considered terrorism, the Ukrainian resistance is considered legitimate and is directly supported by the West. For more information about Musa Abu Marzouk, see MEMRI TV Clips Nos. 9059, 9008, 8851, 5818, 4492, and 1043.
Mousa Abu Marzouk: "The Palestinians were displaced more than 70 years ago, and no solution has been found for them, whereas the suffering of the displaced Ukrainians now... They have been hollering all over because of the 4 million displaced Ukrainians.
"These are double standards about immigration and displaced people.
"As you know, most of the world's immigrants are Muslims.
"Nobody cares about them and only a few people sympathize with them, but today, the whole world is in turmoil over the displaced [Ukrainians], just because they have white skin and blue eyes. These are the double standards of the international community.
"The second issue is the resistance. The resistance [in Ukraine] is considered legitimate, and they supply it with weapons and equipment, but when it comes to our resistance to the occupation, the Europeans and Americans label it 'terrorism.' This is clear injustice."