Here is the Jewish version of the Klu Klux Klan, well-ensconced in the illegally occupied Palestinian West Bank. Reminiscent of the KKK beatings and lynchings of Black Americans in the Southern United States, all part of contemporary history.
- Bruce Katz
Israeli settlers abduct, brutally attack Palestinian teen in West Bank
15-year-old Tareq Zbeideh describes how he was kidnapped, tied, and beaten by settlers while picnicking with his friends near a settlement outpost.
According to Zbeideh, 15, he was enjoying a picnic with friends near the former settlement of Homesh — one of the four Israeli settlements removed from the occupied West Bank during the Gaza Disengagement in 2006 — when settlers hit him with their car and tied him to the vehicle, before dragging him to an isolated area and beating him. The attack lasted half an hour, during which Zbeideh says the settlers tied him to a tree, beat him with a belt, sprayed him with pepper spray, electrocuted him, and then burned him with the car’s cigarette lighter. (more…)