Outlander's Sam Heughan issues apology after condemning Israel but not Hamas

Actor Sam Heughan, known for his role in Outlander, apologized for signing an open letter from Artists for Palestine UK that made controversial statements about Israel and the Israel-Gaza conflict. He clarified that he does not support violence or terrorism, and expressed his condemnation of Hamas. He admitted to not knowing enough about the situation and promised to educate himself. The letter has been criticized for solely targeting the Israeli government without mentioning Hamas, the militant organization that initiated the conflict. Over 3,000 artists reportedly signed the letter, calling for an end to the cruelty in Gaza and supporting humanitarian aid.

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