Palestinians capture violence on video

Following on from the last video nasty, here is a short compilation from The Guardian.

Palestinians capture violence of Israeli occupation on video

In a graphic and hard-hitting film Peter Beaumont speaks to Palestinians filming abuse from settlers and Israeli armed forces.

“An Israeli child from a far-right settler group in the West Bank city of Hebron hurls a stone up the stairs of a Palestinian family close to their settlement and shouts: “I will exterminate you.” Another spits towards the same family.

Another settler woman pushes her face up to a window and snarls: “Whore!”

They are shocking images. There is footage of beatings, their aftermath, and the indifference of Israel’s security forces to serious human rights abuses. There is footage too of those same security forces humiliating Palestinians – and most seriously – committing abuses themselves.”

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