Israel fights against ex-soldiers who dare speak up

The Tax Authority surrendered to the pressure of right-wing organizations and demanded the removal from its building of signs posted by Breaking the Silence – from a campaign in which the organization called on the defense minister and the public security minister to take aggressive action against settler violence. This violence is a daily occurrence, and its objective is terror: to expel the Palestinians from their land by force – the combined force of the settlers and the army – and to convince them that there is no point in returning to it. If the Palestinians fail to cultivate their land for several years, the government will transfer it to the settlers. And now another branch of the government has joined the masked hooligans of Yesha (Judea and Samaria).

A few words about the usual suspects: Rapper Yoav Eliasi, aka The Shadow, is a famous hooligan, who was involved in organizing attacks against left-wing activists during Operation Protective Edge, the 2014 Gaza war. Jerusalem’s Deputy Mayor Arieh King became famous when, after the murder of the three young yeshiva students in 2014, he called on “our Phineases” (an allusion to the biblical figure known for his zealotry) to punish the Palestinians – a few hours before three self-proclaimed Phineases kidnapped and burned to death 15-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Then there is right-wing activist Shai Glick, who proudly dubbed himself “a kind of terrorist.” These three gems are the face of the

— source Jews For Justice For Palestinians | Aug 5, 2021

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