REBLOG: ISRAELI PRIMER ON HOW TO CREATE FEAR

Just a really interesting perspective on lives in Palestine/Israel… thank you.

Cathy Sultan blog

It isn’t often that I post an article by someone else but Amira Hass who writes for the Israeli daily Haaretz  is always an exceptionMuch of what you’ll read below can be found in my book Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sidesbut I think it has more of a punch when it comes from one of Israel’s premier journalists.

Amira Hass Aug 30, 2016 3:17 AM
A list of the people’s daily fears under democratic Jewish military rule in the West Bank:

* That soldiers will descend from a pillbox armed to the teeth and fire at me. Or at my daughter, or my husband.
This happened in Silwad late last week. Ultra-Orthodox soldiers from the Kfir Battalion in the Nahal Brigade were extremely fearful for their lives and shot Iyad Hamed, 38, who was walking in his village – in his…

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