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October 21, 2011

Anti-Shalit Screed on Fatah-Affiliated Web Site


The images of the newly released Gilad Shalit, malnourished, weak and pale, clearly having suffered deprivation during his five years of imprisonment, stirred sympathetic reporting in many media outlets.

But MEMRI notes that an article on a Fatah-Affiliated Website by journalist Sami Foda, charges:

"[Gilad Shalit is] a young man who spent his time in bars and brothels, playing games and pampering himself. He enjoyed the pleasures of a land not his own. He went around robbing, stealing, torching, raping, trampling, and desecrating the soil of this land that is not his own. He viciously strove to shed the blood of the martyrs, killed innocent people, shelled the homes of innocent people with tanks, destroying them without shame, mercy, or pangs of conscience, a stupid murderer who did not mind killing our elderly, our men, our youth, and our women, and even our poor children, [so] pure and innocent.

Will commentators quick to urge that Israel make concessions to the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority report on and deplore the screed?

Posted by AL at October 21, 2011 06:01 PM


Sickened, What can "I" do? This chair no longer provides me comfort.

Posted by: Mitch E Marks at October 28, 2011 09:21 AM

How could Shalit do all those abominable things (not abominable if done to those radical muslims!)while in their custody? Even in a liberal society as is ours in USA no prisoner could do all those things. What do they have for brains???????

Posted by: lovezion at October 28, 2011 12:37 PM

Can you say "psychosis?"

Posted by: Steve at October 28, 2011 01:02 PM

That is outrageous! This is a journalist?? Not by any definition in the civilized world. Is he nuts?! Yeah, Hamas allowed him to roam free for five years, right! This is so utterly ridiculous and horrendous. Are Palestinians so gullible they would actually believe such absurdity?!

Posted by: brynababy at October 28, 2011 01:26 PM

suggest everyone read the full MEMRI article at
It's even weirder and more sinister than the partial quote here.

Posted by: ER at October 28, 2011 04:49 PM

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