“#FreePalestine,” read his tweet which seemed like nothing more than a social media campaign in support of the Palestinians who have died in Gaza. However, the tweet prompted a number of Israelis to respond with threats to Zayn Malik, who was raised Muslim.
Some One Direction fans have expressed their outrage over Malik’s tweet while others have asked for his head. The tweet has also garnered support from over 160,000 who have favorited and retweeted the message.
Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in Gaza along with 43 Israelis.
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