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IDF female soldier which cuased Global media storm: " People blew it way out of proportion"

Former IDF soldier's pictures, depicting her smiling next to Palestinian prisoners with their hands bound and their eyes covered, caused a global media storm.
Arab world expressed outrage at the publication of the controversial Facebook photos.
'I actually took care of the detainees' says Eden Abergil, the ex-soldier who caused worldwide stir. "we always treated the Palestinians well,We ne More..ver cursed, spat on or touched them. The few photos I put on Facebook are innocent and part of my military experience. People blew it way out of proportion."

Published: 08.17.10

Eden, the ex-soldier from Ashdod who posted photos from her time in the IDF posing next to cuffed Palestinian detainees on her Facebook page is shocked by the backlash the incident prompted.
"I received death threats from all over the world on Facebook," she told Ynet. "I'm sorry if anyone got offended, I actu

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Added: Aug-17-2010 
By: aydeo
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Tags: Facebook images, Palestinian detainees, Global media storm, out of proportion
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  • To the mods - im sorry, but this is not a repost.
    its an update which gives the worldwide and arab world responses to the facebook palestinians images and what the soldier herself has to say about it.

    ill be gratefull if this item could be published in the middle east section and the previous post which was published in the "other" section as a repost will be removed.

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  • the horror

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  • Admittedly this is ridicolous, all the main papers in the UK have reported this complete non-story, hardly Abu Ghraib.

    Guess its all part of the global media turn-around on Israel.

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    • Yeah... The reality is that those detained people will be treated better than any random Jew would in any Islamic country ever.

      The problem is that the left (your media and mine) needs to divide the world in to victims and oppressors. To get the support, and the votes, of everybody they deem to be oppressed. This is the foundation of their entire philosophy, and it dictates every decision they make. It overrules every other aspect of their ideology, literally. The left is what? Pro gay, pro fre More..

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    • it may also have something to do with the arab ownership of the major propaganda services. oil money talks

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    • Yeah, you're probably aware I have different view to you on Israel.
      However I can see what's happenning here, and it is princes and goblins.
      I remember realising this in on Kosovo, A whole country was ripped up and a new one formed, just because Tony Blair, Albright with a supportive media thought the Serbs were the baddies and (the newly invented term) Kosovars were really, really nice folk.
      No thought of history whatsoever, like children.

      I actually think the IDF are RELATIVELY restrained in More..

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    • It's insanity, these ultra sensitive arabs don't give a damn about the 9/11 victims, build a damn mosque right over their bones and spit in the face of all Americans, but innocuous pics are an outrage. These loud mouthed children need to shut up and take a little in return for all they're being given. No shortage of mosques in the west, how about churches or synagogues in egypt, saudi arabia, pakistan etc. raped any christian girls lately muslims?

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    • "Guess its all part of the global media turn-around on Israel."


      This is what we barbarians in America would refer to as "cock-eyed optimism".

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  • Chicks ALWAYS smile for the camera, no matter what they're doing.
    It's just what they do.

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  • What's funny is that the people who would love to see her thrown in prison for life for her little smirk, are the same people who have nothing but rationalizations and excuses to offer when it's a Jew being decapitated on video.

    None of the outrage is genuine. They're just little children who can't get attention unless they're loud and outraged and demanding until you give up trying to ignore them.

    Imagine a 5 year old holding their breath and stamping their feet in the store with the wimpy in More..

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  • It's normal behavior for the idf
    http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/facebook-photos-of-soldiers-posing-with-bound-palestinians-are-the-norm-1.308582

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  • Smile away, lady. YOu should be allowed to enjoy your job. Good for her!

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  • What a Sour looking Bitch

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  • How bad do things such when /that's/ considered smiling...

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  • i really didnt even see a problem with this in the first place, is someone not allowed to smile for a photo and enjoy their jobs anymore? because thats all there were to these pics. the media just obviously needed a story

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    • nope, not sarcastic

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    • no i dont support those. but i do realise that this woman didnt do anything wrong, she didnt mistreat them, she just took a pic.

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  • Why does it look like there sitting on what the army calls T-walls?

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  • ok now this is fucked up!!! other pic from another day they blured her face while they showed their face now they showed her face and blured their face every thing is a total joke.

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  • I dont see any problem with it......

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  • Her face looked better pixelated.

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  • Men are nearly always willing to believe what they wish. - Julius Caesar

    Interesting insight into the mind of the man who were credited with being the first to use propaganda to sway the minds of people.

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  • I wonder what the reaction would be if the prisoner was Jilad Shalit and the whore was a hamas bitch??



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    • Comment of user 'wargypsy' has been deleted by author (after account deletion)!
    • none at all just too lazy to google it ;-)



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    • misspelling his name would be THE ONLY controversy to outshine this controversy...LOL

      shhht,don't tell Aydeo, he'll find an article about this new controversy and post it on LL ;-)))



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    • you must be fine with a cartoon of him right?

      http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/07/-hamas-airs-gilad-shalit-propaganda-cartoon.html

      i will admit that the hamas leadership did denounce this later, but still its out there,

      so tell us what is YOUR rection to this?

      it isnt as bad as a simple pic of an isreali girl in front of some prsioners, but hey

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  • Love the polemic commentary, everyone is revealing who they are.

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  • looks more like a hurry the fuck up and take the pic kinda look instead of a big cheesy grin i keep hearing about.

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  • Big deal....the leftist, Liberal and Arab medias are making a mountain out of an anthill.

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  • Well, I have to admit that the odd marguerita or Modelo Negro (incredible beer) might have been in play.
    By American standards I'm probably borderline alcoholic, but I comfort myself with the knowledge that where I live in France I'm boring due to not drinking red wine every lunchtime

    Well now, I have to say I don't think anything has been consistent about Israel's image in the last 50 years.
    What I do know is that many papers, were ardent supporters of Israel for decades, the Guardian stands o More..

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  • Israel should just cut off prisoners heads since these backward goat fucking Muslims think its ok to cut heads off but how dare you smile. Why are Muslim men so scared of women are they all gay?

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  • She is smiling in front of prisoners, it isn't like she is naked (i'm sorry to say) or in any type of compromising position (in which I am also sorry to say). so why the big fuss?

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