Israel losing PR war
geopolitical monitor
27-Jan-2009 (4 comments)

As allegations of war crimes mount and anti-Israeli protests sweep across the globe, Israel appears to be losing its PR offensive against Hamas.  Meanwhile, a new generation of Palestinians scarred by the war will increasingly turn to militancy, resulting in perpetual conflict in the region.

According to eyewitness and survivor accounts, on January 4th, a day after the Israeli ground offensive began, Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) occupied Zeitoun, a Palestinian town on the outskirts of Gaza City.  After seizing three male teenagers for interrogation, the IDF ordered about 100 members of the Samouni clan, half of them children, into a single-storey house where they remained confined throughout the night without food, water, or electricity.  They were warned not to attempt escape.

As dawn broke, the IDF repeatedly fired shells directly into the house in which it had confined the 100 Samouni clan members, killing roughly 30.

The Israeli army had already confiscated all cell-phones from the clan members, preventing any communication with the outside world.  Because Gaza is also without power, due both to the Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory and attacks on Gaza’s power station and grid, landlines were also inoperable.  Finally, Israel’s ban on foreign journalists meant no media verification of the mass-killings.

However, the near identical account of both survivors and witnesses lend credence to the events, in addition to charg... >>>

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Farhad Kashani

smhb, the biggest loser of

by Farhad Kashani on

smhb, the biggest loser of the PR war is your beloved IRI regime. Only morons think this regime has any legitimacy.


Einstein said it best

by Hamid Javanbakht (not verified) on

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Keep on killing, that won't solve the problem, not until they learn to see past the racial differences.

Alas, that's all they have, the Muslims on the other hand follow a faith that does not depend on what caste someone they'll keep on killing bedouins thinking it is their henotheistic duty.


during israel election

by king david (not verified) on

Netanyahu promised that he will unleash hell on pals and called Livni weak so Livni had to out-do it , by unleashing more hell , phospourous , clusters , tungestan and depleted uranium .. so she won the election as result

isrealies vote and cheer for whoever cause more bloodshed and distruction to other side , thats tells you the mentality of these sick people , latest spectator sport in isreal :

IDF soldiers been told to shoot at anything that moves so they hit ZOO ainmals :


ZAHAK had to feed snake to stay king so isreal has to feed its snakes ..


PR gone bad? or Real War Crimes?

by IRANdokht on