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A Lie Once Told…

The picture isn't from Gaza. The blood wasn't from his brother. The Israelis weren't involved.
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A lie once told seems to be repeated over and over again. Once again, it is the story of a small Palestinian child swapping up blood. And so, they post, “oh god, Gaza…” but no, it wasn’t Gaza – not then, not now.

The original tweet:

And the picture to which they refer:

A lie repeated many times – is still a lie.The picture isn’t from now. It wasn’t from March, 2012. The picture isn’t from Gaza. The blood wasn’t from his brother. The Israelis weren’t involved. It is a young Palestinian boy told to wipe up the blood of a cow slaughtered in his family’s slaughterhouse in Hebron.

I documented it back in March, here: Palestinian Child Washing His Brother’s Blood?

A lie told once, or twice, ore more – is still a lie.

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2 Responses to “A Lie Once Told…”

  1. Naomi Ganor says:

    Unbelievable..

  2. Rita Denney Pickett says:

    Why would anyone be surprised? Despicable…using a child…what measures do Jew haters stoop…remember the Holocausts from the beginning of known history to present…as if they are deserving of contempt and scorn??? The apple of God’s eye. Shameful isn’t an appropriate word.

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