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Friday, June 20, 2014
CAMERA Launches New Campaign, '#ChildrenAreNOTWeapons'
CAMERA attempts to spark a wave of protest, urging Palestinian leaders to stop using their children as tools of war
The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA)
is trying to build upon past social media movements with the hashtag
#ChildrenAreNOTWeapons, which attempts to spark a wave of protest,
urging Palestinian leaders to stop using their children as tools of
war. Support from world leaders for the three Israeli boys kidnapped by
Palestinian terrorists in Israel has been tepid at best, but recognizing
interest in the kidnapped Nigerian girls was in large part generated on
social media with the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. The success of that
hashtag spurred the launch of one supporting the three kidnapped Israeli
youths #BringBackOurBoys. CAMERA states:
This campaign aims to highlight the fact that Palestinian leaders
teach their children to hate. Whether in TV shows for young children, UN
supported textbooks, or elsewhere, Palestinian children are bombarded
with anti-Israel propaganda. The campaign’s symbol, a child in
a Chamsa (a religious symbol, [the hand] guarding against the evil eye),
is meant to unify both Muslims and Jews in this. The Chamsa is
universal to both Judaism and Islam, and the child shows that we must
protect children against the “evil eye” of incitement.
The most recent case of teaching Palestinians their children to hate was detailed by TruthRevolt Wednesday.
Hamas has launched a social media campaign called "The Three Shalits."
Circulating on various social networks, the campaign asks that people
take photos of themselves while holding up three fingers to signify the
three abducted teens and to show their support for the kidnapping. Many
of the submitted and published photographs are young children (see an