Tuesday October 15, 2019
SNc Channels:

Search
About Salem-News.com

 

Mar-26-2013 10:52printcomments

Israeli Security Forces Spray 'Skunk' at Palestinia‚Äčn Homes

The Israeli military has been looking for an alternative to tear gas canisters for "crowd control," as they saturate neighborhoods.

Apartheid wall
The apartheid wall

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Israeli forces have sprayed Palestinian homes in the village of Nabi Saleh with "skunk"* as a punishment for organising weekly protests against the Apartheid Wall built on occupied West Bank land.

Human rights watchdog B'Tselem published a video showing Israel's armoured tanker trucks fitted with "water cannons" which spray the foul fluid at Palestinian protesters.

It is reported that the Israeli forces also targeted all the houses of the village with the liquid formula. A B'Tselem report pointed out the effects of this 'Skunk' spray included causing environmental damage.

B'Tselem has reported that this non-lethal weapon has been added to Israel's armoury for crowd control, even though the video shows clearly that it is also used against Palestinian-owned property.

The Israeli military has been looking for an alternative to tear gas canisters for crowd control, claiming that the Palestinians now know how to cope with the gas and its effects.





http://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news

*This article was updated - for B'Tselem's report on Israel's use of crowd control weapons click here: http://www.btselem.org/publications/s...

http://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/middle-east/5416-israeli-security-forces-spray-raw-sewage-at-palestinian-homes

Special thanks to Salem-News.com's Anthony Lawson

_________________________________________




Comments Leave a comment on this story.
Name:

All comments and messages are approved by people and self promotional links or unacceptable comments are denied.



Dexter March 26, 2013 5:27 pm (Pacific time)

Road kill ..I always wondered who those people were on the American road side , picking up dead Skunk; and rather getting exited about it . Well at least they keep the roads clean .

[Return to Top]
©2019 Salem-News.com. All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Salem-News.com.


Articles for March 25, 2013 | Articles for March 26, 2013 | Articles for March 27, 2013
Tribute to Palestine and to the incredible courage, determination and struggle of the Palestinian People. ~Dom Martin



Support
Salem-News.com:

Sean Flynn was a photojournalist in Vietnam, taken captive in 1970 in Cambodia and never seen again.

googlec507860f6901db00.html
The NAACP of the Willamette Valley