Ahmad Bahar (Palestinian politician)

Ahmad Mohammad Bahar (Arabic: أحمد بحر‎, born 1949) is the first deputy speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC)[1] since his election to that post on 18 January 2006. Born in Gaza City, he was a professor at the Islamic University of Gaza.[2][3]

Ahmad Bahar, 28 August 2014

In 2012, he delivered a televised sermon in which he prayed for Allah to kill "the Jews and their supporters... [and] the Americans and their supporters... without leaving a single one". This statement has been characterized as incitement to genocide.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Bahar to the world: Stand beside Palestinian rights". The Palestinian Information Center.
  2. ^ "Bahar: Resistance will spare no effort to restore prisoners' freedom". The Palestinian Information Center.
  3. ^ "PLC: Egyptian ruling on Hamas declaration of war on Palestinian people". The Palestinian Information Center.
  4. ^ Spoerl, Joseph S. (2020). "Parallels between Nazi and Islamist Anti-Semitism". Jewish Political Studies Review. 31 (1/2): 210–244. ISSN 0792-335X. JSTOR 26870795.