Disturbing video: Young Palestinian boys brandish guns, vow to fight Israel

Disturbing video: Young Palestinian boys brandish guns, vow to fight Israel

In a visit to the Jenin Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank last week, Israel’s Channel 2 television found middle school-aged boys parading their homemade guns, both toys and working devices, wearing Hamas headbands, and professing a desire to one day launch attacks against Israel.

Asked what he wants to be when he grows up, a 10-year-old Palestinian boy holding his homemade toy rifle said: “A resistance fighter.”

That sentiment is not uncommon in a city where Palestinian terrorist groups enjoy wide support.

One of the boys, the 12-year-old nephew of a terrorist suspect killed by Israeli forces, received adulation from his friends because he was wielding a working improvised machine gun, complete with an ammunition belt.

Trending: Why was repeat sex offender given slap on wrist after attack on 10-year-old girl in public john?

“I want to die in a war against the [Israeli] army,” he told Channel 2. “Because they killed my uncle and we want to free Palestine and to avenge the blood of all the martyrs.”

Continue reading →

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.