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Video Shows Palestinians Faking Injuries

BBC falls for terrible acting in Gaza

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In this BBC dispatch, as commentators give their analysis of the Gaza conflagration, the camera breaks to footage of presumably injured Palestinians fleeing from what appears to be an area struck by Israeli forces.

Watch what happens in the video.

2:10: The first focal point is a suspiciously unscathed man in a tan jacket who is lifted by a group of men and carried away.

2:23: Next, a medic is shown carrying another spotlessly clean medic Platoon-style until he seemingly tires out and simply puts the man back on his feet.

2:38: The next image is of what appears to be a mother shepherding two children down the road, perhaps totally frightened, but unharmed. I genuinely felt upset watching this seemingly terrified trio flee until they ran smack into the first “injured” man in the tan jacket, who is now standing around, one sandwich shy of a lunch break on set.

With devastation raging in the Middle East right now–especially in Syria, where, according to reports, the death toll has now eclipsed 37,000–that the BBC would air footage that is so blatantly staged insults the victims of violence in places like Kiryat Malachi in Israel and Homs in Syria, where civilians were deliberately targeted today.

While it’s obviously true that Israeli forces are attacking targets in Gaza, it’s unbelievable that the BBC would air something like this without vetting it first. As for the participants, unfortunately there are already awards given out for bad acting called Razzies. But these performances are lousy on a whole different level. Maybe we should award them Gazzies?

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AriShavit says:

Excellent to see this … hopefully some non-jewish media will pick it up as well. (Maybe even the BBC? … then again, still waiting on that retraction from 60 minutes about the “martyr’s junction,” right?)

This really is an insult to the actual victims … it amazes me how brazen they are in doing it.

Freeze the frame of the scared “women” at the end and you will see grinning young boys.

no time stamp in this @HonestReporting video, nor does BBC footage say “LIVE” on it. Can anyone prove chronology beyond a reasonable doubt?

Fake or no I don’t think the overall suffering can be delegitimated though I see encouragingly see some are overreaching to say as much.

    AriShavit says:

    unless they are lying about the other stuff too …

    The Palestinians are also using Syrian footage of people killed there are their own – it’s the Lebanon War redo where photoshop ruled the day. But more to your point, if over 70% of the population agrees with what its leaders are doing, then the suffering they entail is definitely their own responsibility. Such is the case with Gaza. The people there can change their lives, they can demand that rocket lauchers, at the very least, be moved out of their neighborhoods. They won’t even do that.

While it’s obviously true that Israeli forces are attacking targets in Gaza, it’s unbelievable that the BBC would air something like this without vetting it first.

Oh, it’s all too believable, the BBC has institutionalized Anti-Semetism. The BBC “falls for it” because the BBC’s literally does not care if its true, it’s goal is the propagandize against the Jewish state.The following website monitors the BBC’s Anti Israel propaganda, and you can see, it’s pervasive:

    AriShavit says:

    did you actually listen to the commentators in the video?

    It’s not unbelievable at all, the BBC has a long history of fabricated anti-semitic, anti-Israel reporting and pro-arab opinions.

Poupic says:

This is called Palliwood for a reason.

    Shalom Poupic
    Some of the readers here may want to closely examine the hoax and defamatory staged footage of Mohammed alDura – by a ‘palestinian’ video filmer in the commission of Arafat, Abbas and partners – which was doctored, tampered with, faked and deliberately altered by French National television for over 15 years, accusing the IDF of having killed ‘little Mohammed’ – who was never killed, or shot,
    but this lie was a premeditated pretext for the second Intifada – which caused over one thousand deaths, and the death of Daniel Pearl.
    It is beyond me – that this deliberate and criminal complicity, the slander and libel “produced” in Pallywood – has not been the issue of a lawsuit against France.

genelevit says:

Did you notice what BBC commentator said about Ahmed Jaabari?
“He was nothing more than just a terrorists with the little blood on his hands”

The BBC didn’t fall for anything, they are the enemy here, making news on the backs of Israelis and Palestinians! Dispicable!

brynababy says:

Well, what’s important to note, the journalist being interviewed made Israel’s case quite clearly and properly pointing out the huge escalation in rocket attacks from Gaza, the heinous actions of the targeted terrorist and dispelling ridiculous claims that Israel’s actions have something to do with upcoming elections. If you’re going to damn the BBC (which they often deserve), you have to also hand out kudos when Israel is correctly portrayed in a positive way by them.

PhillipNagle says:

This should be no suprise. Fake pictures and film are SOP for the arabs and they are quickly shown by an anti Israel western press. During the Lebanon war, the BBC and Reuters were constantly appologizing for faked pictures.

Shameless of you to attack the BBC wholesale when their own correspondent in Gaza really did lose a baby son and sister-in-law and to smear the authenticity of real photos of real horrific deaths.

Nonpartisan observer says:

I hardly think that videoing confusion and chaos counts as “faking injury” or “propaganda”. You’d have a much better case for that if the BBC had edited the footage to leave out the part where the man in the tan jacket gets up, or where the medic is set down. Mr. tan jacket at least seems to have legitimately been on the ground when he was picked up, and when people are running or panicked they’re not going to think through things, they’ll just grab anyone they think needs help and keep going. I think your whole argument amounts to over-defensiveness, or at the worst paranoia. Calm down already.


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