Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
proflie-avatar
Login
exit_to_app
Gaza
access_time 30 Nov 2023 4:33 AM GMT
Geert Wilders
access_time 28 Nov 2023 4:50 AM GMT
Cusat tragedy: Let experience be a lesson
access_time 27 Nov 2023 4:00 AM GMT
A Constitution always in the making
access_time 27 Nov 2023 11:43 AM GMT
How long will the ceasefire last?
access_time 25 Nov 2023 5:56 AM GMT
DEEP READ
Schools breeding hatred
access_time 14 Sep 2023 10:37 AM GMT
Ukraine
access_time 16 Aug 2023 5:46 AM GMT
A Constitution always in the making
access_time 27 Nov 2023 11:43 AM GMT
Debunking myth of Israel’s existence
access_time 23 Oct 2023 7:01 AM GMT
exit_to_app
Homechevron_rightMiddle Eastchevron_rightIsrael’s YouTube ad...

Israel’s YouTube ad seeks support against Hamas, critics say it is propaganda

text_fields
bookmark_border
Israel’s YouTube ad seeks support against Hamas, critics say it is propaganda
cancel

Most of the Western media is seen to have taken sides with Israel in the recent escalation of violence, portraying Hamas as the one that triggered the latest conflict, bravely hiding the atrocities from Israel that have fallen upon the people of Palestine over the years.

Apart from the Western media that helps Israel garner support for the justification of attacks and the killing of Palestinian people, Israel itself has released a YouTube video narrating itself as the victim of the terrorism of Hamas.

Israel’s YouTube ad titled "Hamas Declared War Against Israel”, published by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, features a straightforward voiceover and English text, appealing for solidarity against what it terms "barbaric terrorists."

Social media is ablaze with debates over the ad, with some branding it as propaganda, while others assert Israel's right to self-defence.

Critics argue that the ad, approved by YouTube, potentially violates the platform's policies on hate speech and violence. One user questioned its existence, asking, "How is it not getting banned?" Amidst the online uproar, an account claimed that Israel initiated a "bizarre propaganda campaign" to justify its actions in the wake of a recent offensive.

"In reality, this is an emergency damage-control campaign aimed at justifying Israeli violence in the eyes of the Western public, whose countries Israel is highly dependent on. Public outrage could force local decision-makers into positions that could seriously harm the country and tip the balance of control in the region," he wrote.

The conflict erupted when Hamas launched a major strike from the Gaza Strip, prompting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare war and mobilize 300,000 army reservists.

The toll has been devastating, with over 1,000 casualties, including foreign nationals, hundreds held hostage, and many thousands displaced

Show Full Article
TAGS:HamasYouTubeescalation of violenceIsrael Palestine Conflict
Next Story