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Settlers used a loudspeaker to hurl insults at Palestinians

Israeli rights group B’Tselem released a video today showing a group of settlers from Israel’s illegal Kiryat Arba settlement in the southern occupied West Bank district of Hebron hurling abuse through a loudspeaker at Palestinians in the area.

In the presence of Israeli soldiers and police, settlers used a loudspeaker to hurl insults at Palestinians in the Al-Hariqah neighbourhood on Thursday, insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), whom they called a dog.

According to B’Tselem’s statement, once the settlers noticed a Palestinian woman – a local volunteer for the group – filming them, their scathing language was directed at her and they began to threaten her with sexual violence. B’Tselem noted that the incident continued for hours.

Despite the disturbing threats, Israeli forces did not intervene. Occupation forces have been known to standby idly as Palestinians are abused by Israeli settlers.

Read: Israeli settlers burn two vehicles, vow revenge in Ramallah

The unidentified volunteer provided testimony to B’Tselem, in which she said that the Israeli settlers were having a party on a hilltop nearby and turned their music up when the Muslim call to prayer was sounded from the mosque. This is when they began insulting Islam.

When she started filming “the settlers began to use foul language and call out obscenities concerning me, Islam, and especially the Prophet Muhammad,” adding that it was not the first time that she has documented Israeli settlers insulting Islam in the presence of Israeli forces.

Life in Al-Hariqah has become intolerable. The military repeatedly raids the neighbourhood and the settlers assault and harass us.

She told B’Tselem that as a Muslim, she was “extremely offended by the insults” against the Prophet Muhammad. “As a woman, I felt terrible hearing the foul language directed personally at me for filming them,” she said.

Over recent weeks, there have been routine reports of Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians and their homes in the Hebron district, particularly in the Old City.

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  • peepsqueek

    I support Israel for the most part, but no decent human being can condone that kind of language, verbal assault, and incitement. He should be arrested and made an example of. I would bulldoze his home if nothing else. He is human pig sweat. Israel does not need human trash, you people deserve better. Please get rid of him for the betterment of humankind.

    • TecumsehUnfaced

      The Zionist did that and much worse during the Nakba. Nation building they called it, and they build an odious monster.

      • peepsqueek

        I prefer it to Islamism, where Christian Arabs cannot even enter the City of Mecca, nor can they gain citizenship in the land of their ancestors in the 21st century. While Muslim Arabs have quadrupled their numbers both inside and outside of Israel proper.

        • TecumsehUnfaced

          Sure! You prefer the savage European invaders with their floods of terror and atrocities against a Palestinian people of Christians and Muslims, who never harmed them until they were forced to fight back.

          • peepsqueek

            Spoken like a true Islamist. The banner of Islam flies over 99.9% of the Middle East land mass, and you are pisssed because it does not fly over 100%. If it were just about human rights, you would have your shorts in a twist about the entire Middle East, and not just single out the tiny Jewish State.

          • TecumsehUnfaced

            No, you just have your deluded brain wrapped up in silly banners to keep it from blowing away.

  • Helen4Yemen

    I f^ck your sister. And f^ck the sister of whom? Muhammad. You live in that house, huh? You live here, why? The Jews built

  • Helen4Yemen

    The Jews from Europe may have left the ghetto, but the ghetto has not left them.

    Europeans had reasons to want to remove them from Europe. But the problem

    is that the Ashkenazi are European and do no belong in Palestine except by

    the use of force. How long is the Arab world going to be burdened with

    Europe’s Jewry? Here is the transcript of the video

    __________________________________________
    I f^ck your sister. And f^ck the sister of whom? Muhammad. You

    live in that house, huh? You live here, why? The Jews built your

    house. The Jews made all the new cars you have. The Jews made

    your M-16. Here in Kiryat Arab, we are Jews here. You sons of

    b^tches. Muhammad is a dog. I f^ck Muhammad every night.

    Only Jews. Only Jews here. Only Jews. Stick your camera up your

    a^s, you sh^tbag. You can take your camera and stick it straight

    up your big a^s And through the hole you have in your c^nt,

    which was probably opened by three quarters of the village, the

    men with the the biggest d^cks opened your filthy c^nt.

    Do you want stones at hour house again? The sewage pipe

    breaking a year ago wasn’t enough, huh, you sh^tbag. Broken

    windows were not enough? Answer! f^ck you. The biggest d^ck

    will scr^w you. Come, come, we are waiting for you, wh^re. You

    sh^tbag, yalla, come, come. All the Jews are waiting for you here.

    You see that sh^tty air-conditioner under your window? Stay, it

    will be over soon, you b^tch. No more air-conditioner. No more

    sewage pipe. No more water. No more solar boiler. No more

    electricity. I will shut down your electricity in a second, you don’t

    know you are messing with, sh^tbag. Slowly, slowly, everything in

    good time, you sh^tbag.

    • TecumsehUnfaced

      I bet a lot of the first settlers were just like that. Colonial settlers never have any respect for the people they invade.

      • Helen4Yemen

        How European Jews made the Palestinians pay for Germany’s crimes.

        APPENDIX 3 “Soon the Singing Will Turn Into A Death Moan”

        Source: Israel’s Sacred Terrorism by Livia Rokach

        The following is excerpted from Meir Har-Tzion’s Diary, published by Levin-Epstein, Ltd., Tel Aviv, 1969. It describes an Israeli raid in Gaza during the early 1950s.

        We draw closer. There he stands, only a few meters in front of us. We leap. Gibly grabs him and I plunge the knife deep into his back. The blood pours over his striped cotton shirt. With not a second to lose, I react instinctively and stab him again. The body groans, struggles and then becomes quiet and still.
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        The wide, dry riverbed glitters in the moonlight. We advance, carefully, along the mountain slope. Several houses can be seen. Bushes and shrubbery sway in the breeze, casting their shadows on the ground. In the distance we can see three lights and hear the sounds of Arab music coming out of the homes immersed in darkness. We split up into three groups of four men each. Two groups make their way to the immense refugee camp to the south of our position. The other group marches towards the lonely house in the flat area north of Wadi Gaza. We march forward, trampling over green fields, wading through water canals as the moon bathes us in its scintillating light. Soon, however, the silence will be shattered by bullets, explosions, and the screams of those who are now sleeping peacefully. We advance quickly and enter one of the houses “Mann Haatha?” (Arabic for “Who’s there?”)
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        We leap towards the voices. Fearing and trembling, two Arabs are standing up against the wall of the building. They try to escape. I open fire. An ear piercing scream fills the air. One man falls to the ground, while his friend continues to run. Now we must act we have no time to lose. We make our way from house to house as the Arabs scramble about in confusion. Machine guns rattle, their noise mixed with a terrible howling. We reach the main thoroughfare of the camp. The mob of fleeing Arabs grows larger. The other group attacks from the opposite direction. The thunder of hand grenades echoes in the distance. We receive an order to retreat. The attack has come to an end.
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        On the following morning, the headlines will read: “The refugee camp of Al-Burj near Gaza was attacked. The camp has been serving as a base for infiltrators into Israeli territory. ‘Twenty people were killed and another twenty were wounded.”
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        .. . . A telephone line blocks our way. We cut it and continue. A narrow path leads along the slope of a hill. The column marches forward in silence. Stop! A few rocks roll down the hill. I catch sight of a man surveying the silence. I grab my rifle. Gibly crawls over to me, “Har, for God’s sake, a knife!!” His clenched teeth glitter in the dark and his whole body is tight, his mind alert, “For God’s sake,” . . . I put my tommy down and unsheath my machete. We crawl towards the lone figure as he begins to sing a trilled Arab tune. Soon the singing will turn into a death moan. I am shaking, every muscle in my body is tense. This is my first experience with this type of weapon. Will I be able to do it?
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        We draw closer. There he stands, only a few meters in front of us. We leap. Gibly grabs him and I plunge the knife deep into his back. The blood pours over his striped cotton shirt. With not a second to lose, I react instinctively and stab him again. The body groans, struggles and then becomes quiet and still.
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        From an interview with Meir Har-Tzion, Ha’aretz weekly supplement, 9 November 1965:
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
        Pangs of conscience? No. Why should I have any? The man’s blue eyes open wide in amazement. “It’s easy to kill a man with a rifle. You press the trigger and that’s that. But a knife, why, that’s something else-that’s a real fight. Even if you are successful, you come close to death. The enemy’s blade is as close as the air. It’s a fantastic feeling. You realize you’re a man.”
        …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

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        • TecumsehUnfaced

          To a settler killing indigenous people is like killing dangerous animals. The only worse than a settler is a bankster or European imperialist.

  • This is not helping Israel’s image, guys. 🙁