Iran Praises Anti-Israel Mandela

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 11, 2013 3:44 PM
After the recent death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, supporters from around the world celebrated his life in a variety of ways. People from every walk of life seemed to find something about which they could honor the apartheid fighter. For Fars News, the Iranian state-run newspaper, the most praiseworthy aspect of his life was his hatred of Israel. In fact, the very first sentence of the publication’s recent Mandela obituary identifies him as “an outspoken critic of the Zionist regime….”