Monday, August 31, 2015

The 'Scuffle' 1

On today's Sydney Morning Herald website, there's a video clip of a thug torturing a 12-year-old boy. Despite the brutality, I would advise everybody to watch it, and then read the accompanying Associated Press report, Video of Palestinian woman [sic], Israel soldier scuffling goes viral.

The level of misrepresentation in the AP report can only be described as criminal.

Nowhere does it mention the MEGA-FACT that the site of the 'scuffle', the Israeli-OCCUPIED West Bank, is OCCUPIED territory - just as OCCUPIED as any territory OCCUPIED by Nazi troops in OCCUPIED Europe during World War 2.

And to call the incident a 'scuffle' is a total obscenity: A heavily-armed, masked, uniformed Israeli thug, choking and slamming an injured 12-year old child (with one arm in a plaster cast) against a boulder, is a 'scuffle'?

Or a 'skirmish', as the incident is elsewhere described?

The denial of reality evident in the SMH/AP report on this outrage is itself an outrage, and shames everyone responsible for it, from its drafting through to its publishing.

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