Sderot Cinema: Israelis Watch Gaza Bombing For Just Good Fun July 15, 2014Posted by rogerhollander in Human Rights, Israel, Gaza & Middle East, War.
Tags: abby zimet, allan sorensen, child casualties, gaza, gaza bombing, hamas, israeli bombing, roger hollander, sderot
Roger’s note: “War is Peace,” George Orwell
Murder as public spectacle
Three Palestinian brothers mourn their parents
Ever-enterprising Israelis dragged plastic chairs and sofas up to a Sderot hill to eat popcorn, smoke hookahs and cheer when explosions lit up the night sky over Gaza in a photo posted by Danish reporter Allan Sørensen with the caption, “Clapping when blasts are heard.” Afollow-up story in Kristeligt Dagblad said over 50 Israelis had transformed the hill, dubbed the Hill of Shame in an earlier war, into “something that most closely resembles the front row of a reality war theater.” The photo has caused outrage online, where commenters have blasted “the morality of a people so skewed that murder is a public spectacle.” Spectatorssay they were there to “look at Israel creating peace” and “see Israel destroy Hamas.” They inexplicably fail to mention the part about burning children. Oh Israel, what have youwrought?