Archive for October 12th, 2010
On October 12, 2000, IDF reservists Vadim Nurzhitz and Yossef Avrahami took a wrong turn, missing an Israeli checkpoint and entering Palestinian Authority-controlled Ramallah.
They soon encountered a PA roadblock, where they were stopped, detained by local police and taken to a police station. News quickly spread on the streets that Israeli ‘agents’ were in the building.
A large crowd of over 1000 assembled outside the police station and started chanting – calling for the execution of the Israelis. The rioters eventually charged the building and lynched the soldiers in an unimaginably brutal fashion, gouging out their eyes and disembowelling them while they were still alive. Read the rest of this entry »
Just when you though they couldn’t get any more creative, evidence of yet more innovation in making women’s and girls’ lives an utter misery – brought to you by adherents of the Religion of Peace™ – the preeminent experts:
Um Ali is scared. She says male relatives want to kill her and sell her daughters into marriages that are really sex-trafficking arrangements that put young women to work in brothels overseas.
She lives in hiding and relocates often. Her pulse accelerates every time an international text message pops into her cell phone.
“The world is small,” wrote her brother in a recent threat.
Um Ali is one of over a million refugees who have sought shelter in Syria since U.S. troops entered Iraq in 2003. She left with her husband and children during a wave of militia violence against Iraqis working–”collaborating”–with Americans in 2006. Read the rest of this entry »