Congolese president faces billboards saying he's antisemitic in Israel

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Congolese president faces billboards saying he's antisemitic in Israel
Several giant billboards criticizing Felix Tshisekedi, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, have gone up this week along roads in Jerusalem.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
OCTOBER 28, 2021

Protests against Israeli leaders have long been a concern during state visits to Africa by top officials of the Jewish state. In addition to the solidarity that many Africans feel with the Palestinian cause, Israel has been implicated as an exporter of guns and importer of controversial goods that have been at the center of multiple and deadly conflicts in Africa. But this week, it’s a major African leader who is facing protests against his policies during a landmark visit to Israel.

Several giant billboards criticizing Felix Tshisekedi, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, have gone up this week along roads in Jerusalem, where Tshisekedi’s motorcade was expected to travel. His three-day visit was scheduled to end Thursday. The billboards accuse him of promoting antisemitism. “Felix, Stop the Corrupt Anti-Semitic Discrimination,” they read, without offering any more details.

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