Bella Hadid is speaking out in support of Palestine in the wake of President Donald J. Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which has already resulted in violent clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian citizens, continuing the longstanding conflict and division between the two Middle Eastern countries.
Hadid, who covered Vogue Arabia‘s September issue this year and is of Palestinian descent, shared a lengthy post on Instagram detailing the “sadness” and “pain” she feels for her fellow Palestinians.
“I’ve been waiting to put this into perfect words but I realized there is no perfect way to speak of something so unjust. A very very sad day. Watching the news and seeing the pain of the Palestinian people makes me cry for the many many generations of Palestine,” the 21-year-old supermodel said.
She continued: “Seeing the sadness of my father, cousins, and Palestinian family that are feeling for our Palestinian ancestors makes this even harder to write. Jerusalem is home of all religions. For this to happen, I feel, makes us take 5 steps back making it harder to live in a world of peace.
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