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Most "Palestinians" support using its civilians as human shields (2014)

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in response to reader comment: BBC edited clip, removed Arab in cheering crowd: "im sacrificing my wife my child for Jerusalem"

Submitted by Donna (United States), Aug 9, 2022 at 18:42

As the deaths of Gazan children in Jabalia on Aug 6, 2022 was shown to be a result of, yet, another failed Islamic Jihad failed rocket, one should remember the wider deadly problem in that circle.

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen, reporting from Gaza on May 21, 2021, (amidst Guardian of Walls against Hamas barrage of rockets) showed a Gazan in the crowd screaming in ecstatic:
"We sacrifice everything for Jerusalem. I'm sacrificing my wife my child for Jerusalem." While cheers can be heard. And this is how he reported it on BBC live TV.

Then it was edited and the part of "my wife, my child" was removed from the clip.

No surprise their first biased BVC or Jefemy Bowerlln for that matter.

However, the Arab "Palestinians" themselves --at least since in 2014-- showed a majority in suport of launching into Israel from within populated areas:

"New Palestinian poll reveals waning support for Hamas," Times Of Israel, Sep 30, 2014.

[https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-palestinian-poll-reveals-waning-support-for-hamas/amp/]

New Palestinian poll reveals waning support for Hamas. But 80% advocate resuming rocket fire if Gaza blockade isn't lifted..

One question, addressing the Israeli talking point of Hamas using civilians in Gaza as "human shields," revealed interesting answers. Fifty-seven percent of respondents justified rocket launching from within populated areas; but a large discrepancy existed between Gaza — which suffered the brunt of the Israeli attacks — with 48% support, and the West Bank, with 62%.

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