As the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s popularity has grown, so has bizarre Israeli behavior. It is difficult to find another adjective to represent what is happening. Israeli soldiers are attacking Palestinian young people with Nasarallah’s photo as their mobile phone screen savers.
On Saturday morning Israeli soldiers attacked a group of young men at the southern entrance of Jenin and broke their mobile phones for having pictures of Hassan Nasrallah on them.
Mahmoud Ibrahim, was among them, and reported to PNN that the soldiers imposed a barricade along the main road between Jenin and
Ibrahim added, “The request was strange, but then I realized what the occupation soldiers’ goal was. They said the screen savers incited riots and after beating people for an hour, they destroyed the cell phones and threatened everyone with arrest.”
“This is funny, sad, and strange, being treated like children and seeing the height of the warped nature of Israeli paranoia,” one West Bank journalist from
Another young man, Abdullah Riyad, said, “Israeli soldiers detained several young men at the same barrier and examined their cell phones. There were ten youths with his photo. Five soldiers were kicking and beating them, screaming, ‘You support Nasrallah and that means you are against .’ What do they think? Who is with the occupation?”
Riyad added, “The rest of the detained people faced the same fate, with the soldiers using abusive words, their aggressive energy at a high level. Then besides the verbal abuse and the beatings, the further punishment is not being allowed to travel and having their cellular phones destroyed.”
The young man concluded by telling PNN, “Israeli soldiers are also searching cars for cassettes as many sad songs for