Sun Nov 4, 2012, 02:38 PM
Purveyor (29,432 posts)
Palestinian Cars Vandalized In Apparent Hate Attack
By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, November 4, 2012 12:03 EST
JERUSALEM — Palestinian cars were vandalised overnight in the Shuafat neighbourhood of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a hate crime by rightwing Israeli extremists.
Six vehicles had their tyres slashed and were daubed with slogans in Hebrew reading “Price tag,” “Death to the enemy” and “Knitted kippa,” a reference to the small crocheted skullcap worn by men of the religious-nationalist Jewish settlement movement, an AFP photographer reported.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP that more graffiti was found on a wall in the area.
“Price tag” is the name of a revenge campaign by Jewish extremists, for the most part targeting Palestinians and Arabs in response to Israeli government moves against settler outposts.
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Response to Violet_Crumble (Reply #1)
Thu Nov 8, 2012, 12:50 AM
azurnoir (45,850 posts)
2. we in the US were so caught up in the election
lots of things flew by including this, alternately we;ve become used to seeing this kind of stuff so perhaps some numbing of the senses has occurred too
Response to azurnoir (Reply #2)
Thu Nov 8, 2012, 01:36 AM
Violet_Crumble (35,404 posts)
3. I noticed the 'Pallywood' thread was getting lots of attention and outrage...
I guess attacks on Palestinians and their property are usually only worthy of commenting on if Palestinians themselves can be blamed for it
btw, good election result, hey? I did a little happy dance when Obama got back in