Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was confronted Tuesday night at a Vancouver restaurant by pro-Palestinian demonstrators.
Videos posted on-line present Trudeau sitting at a desk at a restaurant known as Vij’s when demonstrators arrive and start chanting.
Demonstrators yelled, “Ceasefire now,” and advised Trudeau he had blood on his arms as he stated goodbye to folks within the restaurant and made his manner out.
Videos posted from later within the night present a bunch of round 250 demonstrators gathered exterior of Bagheera, a speakeasy cocktail bar in Chinatown, with indicators in hand persevering with, “Ceasefire now” chants.
Vancouver Police Sgt. Steve Addison advised CityNews in a press release that roughly 100 officers had been “deployed last night after protesters surrounded a restaurant in Chinatown just before 10 p.m.”
“The Prime Minister was inside the restaurant at the time, and our officers assisted in controlling the crowd so he could leave,” Addison added.
Two folks had been taken into police custody throughout the protest, the regulation enforcement officer famous.
Trudeau made headlines this week for issuing sharp criticism of Israel’s navy operations towards Hamas terrorists in Gaza, wherein he demanded the Jewish state halt “this killing of women, of children, of babies.”
Trudeau urged Israel to “exercise maximum restraint” whereas preventing towards Hamas within the strip, warning that “the world is watching.”
Trudeau’s feedback had been met with rebuke from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who wrote on social media: “[I]t is not Israel that is deliberately targeting civilians but Hamas that beheaded, burned and massacred civilians in the worst horrors perpetrated on Jews since the Holocaust.”
“While Israel is doing everything to keep civilians out of harm’s way, Hamas is doing everything to keep them in harm’s way,” Netanyahu continued. “Israel provides civilians in Gaza humanitarian corridors and safe zones, Hamas prevents them from leaving at gunpoint.”
The Israeli chief added. “It is Hamas not Israel that should be held accountable for committing a double war crime – targeting civilians while hiding behind civilians.”