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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 11:29 AM
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'Death to Arabs' scrawled across Muslim gravestones in Jerusalem
Some 15 Muslim gravestones were found desecrated in Jerusalem with the slogan "Death to Arabs" on Thursday, in what is suspected to be the latest "price tag" attack by right-wing extremists.

Death to Arabs and Givat Asaf the name of a West Bank settlement outpost that is slated for demolition were spray painted on the gravestones in the Bamamila Cemetery, next to the Jerusalem Museum of Tolerance.

A month ago, on Yom Kippur, graves were desecrated with anti-Arab graffiti in two cemeteries in Jaffa, Christian and Muslim.

Police arrested a 21-year-old on Wednesday on suspicion of spray-painting price tag and anti-Arab slogans, and on suspicion of being behind a false a bomb scare at the offices of left-wing political activists Peace Now. The young man had already being arrested in the past after he rang the doorbell of Yariv Oppenheimer, head of Peace Now, and threatened to harm him.

Troubling. Even at Haaretz they still refer to these acts as "price tag operations" when they're old-fashioned terrorism.

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Nuclear Unicorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 11:47 AM
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1. It happens to Jewish graves too
Someone has to be brave enough to stop shooting first.
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Violet_Crumble Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 03:20 PM
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2. This OP is about yet another 'price-tag' attack...
I'm pretty sure those responsible for these recent spate of price-tag attacks are selective about their targets, and they haven't yet desecrated any Jewish graves...
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azurnoir Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 03:39 PM
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3. and the guy that was arrested was released even after confessing
from the article

The man took responsibility for some of the crimes attributed to him at the beginning of his interrogation, including causing damage to the car of an Arab. He said that he did it because he hates Arabs and hates Leftists. But later he retracted his confession, and he is currently denying all accusations made against him.

The mans lawyer, Shaul Ezra, claims that his clients confession is inadmissible because it was extracted by force. Even when he confessed to some acts at first, the young man denied that accusation that he was responsible for spray-painting graffiti at the home of Hagit Ofran, the Settlement Watch Committee of Peace Now.

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vminfla Donating Member (992 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 03:44 PM
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4. 88% of Jewish Israelis oppose price tag attacks
A large majority of the Jewish public in Israel oppose so-called price-tag actions against Palestinians and the IDF, a poll released Thursday by the Evens Program in Mediation and Conflict Resolution at Tel Aviv University and the Israel Democracy Institute revealed.

Eighty-eight percent of the Jewish public expressed opposition to so-called price-tag acts against Palestinians and an even greater majority of 93.5% oppose actions carried out against the IDF, the survey said.
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