Kurdish activists on social media said that Muhammad Ali, the American boxer, gave Erdogan, the Turkish president the technical knockout in his will saying that Turkish leaders should stop killing of the Kurds.
Spreaders of this allegation based on the political activist, Rabbi Michael Lerner’s tribute, in Ali’s funeral ceremony. Lerner said criticizing Turkish and Israeli leaders: “Tell the leaders of Turkey to stop bombing and murdering their Kurd minority.” Lerner called Netanyahu to stop West Bank occupation. His tribute also included solidarity with the Muslims of the United States.
Brother of Muhammad Ali, Rahman, told “The Sun” that his brother’s will was to inscribe Martin Luther King’s quote on his gravestone: “I did try to feed the hungry. I want you to be able to say that day that I did