Friday, July 17, 2009

Kids TV praises Gaza mom's suicide bombing

CNN, By Paula Hancocks (16/7/2009)

GAZA CITY (CNN) -- It's meant to be a children's program, but "Young Pioneers" on Hamas-run television is well-known for pushing the boundaries of what most people would deem suitable content for children.

One episode raised eyebrows when it first aired two years ago on al Aqsa TV, featuring two young Palestinian children being shown a re-enactment of their mother's preparations for and execution of a suicide bombing.
The show was recently aired for the children of the bomber and other youths in a studio audience.
The young anchor sounds a defiant note: "And here we say to the occupier that we will follow her doctrine, the doctrine of the martyr mujahida Reem Riyashi, until we liberate our homeland from your illegitimate hands."
Riyashi killed four Israelis in a 2004 attack at the Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel...

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