A makeshift memorial to the dead in Brussels has taken shape in recent days as people have left flowers, candles, flags and other items to mourn the loss of the victims.

Two recent incidents however have marred the memorial, both involving the flag of Israel.

Here’s the first, via the New York Post:

Woman in hijab rips up Israeli flag at Brussels memorial

Video emerged Thursday of a hijab-wearing woman tearing up an Israeli flag at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Brussels terror attacks.

French RTL television captured the disturbing images of the incident at the central Brussels landmark Place de la Bourse, The Jerusalem Post reported.

The woman is seen lifting a Palestinian flag and then ripping an Israeli flag to shreds.

She then hides the pieces under other flags and walks off.

Here’s the video:

In the second incident, a man walked into the memorial specifically to cover the Israeli flag with a Palestinian flag. The Daily Mail reported:

Another clip shows a man, wearing beige trousers, a black hooded jacket and gloves, walking into the middle of the candle-lit memorial.

He picks up a Palestinian flag and places it over the Israeli flag so it can no longer be seen.

Once again, there are many onlookers but although some people can be heard saying ‘no, no, no’, nobody takes action.

You can see the video in the tweet below:

(Next tweet added by WAJ)

What a sad comment this is on the entire situation.

Featured image is a screen cap from the Daily Mail.


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