Profiting from War: A Look Into the World of Israeli Arms Dealing By Eilat Maoz

27 July 2013 — Haokets

War in Israel has become a constant source of profit, with the West Bank and Gaza Strip used as experimental sites for arms dealers backed up by intellectuals. These are the protagonists of ‘The Lab,’ a new film by Yotam Feldman. In its exceptional interviews, the film reveals that the image of the arms dealer operating in the shadows is a thing of the past.

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Video: Operation Cast Lead – a testament

13 January 2010 — Source: Youtube

An extremely rare example of the mainstream media going where few dare tread these days, revealing the lives of Palestinians imprisoned in the Gaza Strip. But heartbreaking as the beautiful Palestinian girl’s tale is, the interviewer still managed to introduce, right at the end of the interview the following voiceover, reinforcing the stereotype of the Arab as terrorist:

“I wonder how anyone can heal the despair and the pain that these children feel and how hard it would be to stop some of them from wanting to take some kind of revenge.”

PCHR E-Narrative 3 January 2009: Motee’ and Isma’il as-Selawy

 3 January 2012 — PCHR – Palestinian Centre for Human Rights

“What affected us a lot psychologically is the fact that we were all praying in the mosque when we were attacked. The mosque is a place where we go when we need relief or when we are sad. We could never imagine them targeting us while we are praying in the mosque.”
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Brothers Motee’ (49) and Isma’il (53) as-Selawy in front of al-Maqadma mosque

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