Jerusalem: Policeman Pushes Back Female Palestinian Stabber, Propaganda Machine Edits Clip to Claim Israeli ‘Police Brutality’
“The woman had tried to stab the police officer seconds before. The video has been cut to leave out this fact.”
Having no rational or moral argument to make for their case, Palestinian terrorists and their supporters have long resorted to flooding the media with false images, footage, and narratives to smear Israel.
Pallywood, the online Palestinian propaganda machine, was back in action on Monday, publishing a video supposedly showing an Israeli “soldier brutally [beating] up a young Palestinian female” for no apparent reason. A prominent pro-Palestinian Twitter/X account, “Times of Gaza,” posted a police surveillance camera footage where armed Israeli policeman can be seen hitting a burqa-clad woman while other officers point their guns at her. As of this article’s writing, the post received more than a million views and nearly 6 thousand retweets.
That would be an act of police brutality if only it were true. A closer look shows that the video had been edited Pallywood-style, leaving out the part where the woman pulls a knife to stab the policeman in a crowded street in Jerusalem’s Old City.
The policeman’s quick reflexes saved his life and that of the attacker, who was disarmed and promptly arrested at the scene. The 44-year-old attacker was a resident of Jenin, a West Bank stronghold of Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist groups.
“The woman had tried to stab the police officer seconds before. The video has been cut to leave out this fact,” wrote the Twitter Community Notes, a user-driven fact-checking feature.
A video posted by Times of Israel’s military correspondent Emanuel Fabian showed what really happened on the Monday night:
Police publish surveillance camera footage showing the attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City earlier this evening. pic.twitter.com/wprI11tBc6
— Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian (@manniefabian) September 4, 2023
The Times of Israel reported the actual incident:
A Palestinian woman from the Jenin area in the northern West Bank was arrested after attempting to stab a police officer in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday night, law enforcement officials said.
Police said the 44-year-old pulled out a knife in the Bab Hutta neighborhood, near the Lion’s Gate entrance to the Old City, and tried to stab an officer guarding the area.
The officer was unharmed, as the knife did not penetrate a protective vest he was wearing.
He subdued the assailant without gunfire, police said.
Other officers quickly reached the scene and detained her.
The young Palestinian female stabbed the officer with a knife. However, the video is edited in a manner not to show the attack, only the officer's response. https://t.co/YPFChRQ78r
— Joe Truzman (@JoeTruzman) September 5, 2023
The real brutality and the tragedy is the growing frequency at which the Palestinian terrorists have been wounding and killing unarmed Israelis. In recent months, Palestinian gunmen have targeted Israeli families traveling by road. All this is being done in the name of Islamic religious warfare. ‘Our jihad won’t stop, the jihad terror group Hamas declared as it cheered recent attacks on Israeli civilians.
On Wednesday, Palestinian terror again struck Jerusalem’s Old City. Two Israelis were injured when a terrorist went on a stabbing spree with a butcher’s knife.
“A man in his 50s was seriously wounded on Wednesday, and a 17-year-old tourist suffered slight injuries in a stabbing attack at the Jaffa Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem,” the Israeli news website Ynet reported. “The assailant, a 17-year-old youth yielding from East Jerusalem, yielding a butcher’s knife, was apprehended by security forces shortly after he fled the scene.”DONATE
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