posted on Jul, 24 2014 @ 12:31 AM
This is not at all what it is being portrayed as.
It was started by an employee of a UN alphabet agency that has an agenda for the Palestinian cause.
This movement was started by
While Ms Anderson and her boyfriend pushed the hashtag to new height in the twittersphere, the social media phenomenon was actually started by two
US University Students, Abraham Gutman of Jewish origin and Dania Darwish, who is of Arabic origin.
This story even masks the occupation of the UN employee only listing her as a university student.
Dania Darwish, Communications Officer
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP/PAPP)
It is a nice gesture on the outside minus the hidden agenda but people who do this in public photos are probably in danger from radical jihadists. The
same can't be said about Israelis, worst to happen is they would be shunned, and discriminated against, but at least their life wouldn't be in
jeopardy by default from other Israelis.
The failure to recognize the two different levels of reaction this type of statement makes, is a type of false equivalency that masks the extreme
radicalization of one side and delegitimizes the tolerances of the other. It only favors one side, in other words it is a type of pro Palestinian