"Activists of the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement (BDS) disrupted a lecture being delivered by Israel's Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon Monday evening to some 300 students in Columbia University in New York.
Carrying signs urging boycotts against Israel, the vociferous activists drowned Danon's speech to the chants of 'Free Palestine, from the river to the sea,' 'Israel is a terrorist state' and 'Israel has no right to exist,' and the like...
In light of the calls of incitement from the activists, Danon turned to the student agitators directly.
'We will not be quiet in the face of lies that you spread about Israel. We will continue to make our voice heard and we will continue to insist on our righteous truth,' he said...
'This is precisely the problem of the Palestinians. They lie, incite and don't recognize Israel's right to exist. But I have an announcement for those students-The people of Israel will never leave the Land of Israel,' Danon said to the sounds of a
Once the tensions had been abated, Danon addressed the distortion of facts prevailing in the UN, manifested most conspicuously by countless anti-Israel resolutions adopted by its members.
'With the help of the new administration in the US we will see a new era in the UN, an era in which Israel receives fair treatment like all countries in the world.'"