Israeli Settler Makes Chicken Noises…plus Hebron Under Lockdown

Came across this on Twitter and couldn’t resist posting it. Quite a performance by an Israeli settler in the West Bank. A “flower” indeed.

Also, the West Bank city of Hebron has basically been under lockdown for the entire week as the city’s Jewish population celebrates Passover. Here are a couple of articles.

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Israeli Soldier Sentenced to 18 Months for Execution-Style Killing of Palestinian

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Family of Abdul Fattah al-Sharif, a 21-year-old Palestinian shot last year, sit in their Hebron home watching television coverage of the sentencing of Elor Azarya, the Israeli soldier convicted of killing him.

[ Ed. note – Abdul Fattah al-Sharif was shot in the head by an Israeli soldier in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank, on March 24, 2016. He was lying on the ground wounded at the time. His execution-style killing, which was captured on video, took place on the Jewish holiday of Purim. The video later went viral and made headlines around the world.

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Reality Reversal: It’s Really the Jews Who Are Discriminated Against, Says Jerusalem Editor

By Richard Edmondson

Caroline Glick is an editor at the Jerusalem Post. In the talk above, she seems to have forgotten who is occupying whom. Glick obviously believes it is Palestinians who are discriminating against Jews, rather than the other way around.

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Termites and Israeli Settlers: A US Congressman’s Analogy

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US Rep. Hank Johnson

By Richard Edmondson

Recently US Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia  drew a somewhat controversial analogy. Johnson compared the destructive nature of Israel’s ongoing illegal settlement enterprise to the foundational destruction caused by termite infestation of a house.

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Profanation of the Dead: ‘Waiting is the Worst Part,’ Says Palestinian Father

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[Ed. note – This issue of Israelis withholding the bodies of slain Palestinians is one I have covered in several previous posts, but the article below makes mention of some things I had not formerly been aware of, including the return of bodies that have been held for extended periods of time and the state of the corpses when they arrive into the hands of grieving families.

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