When the abominable videos that showed the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in Minneapolis was published, known many palestinians themselves again. This is one of several ways the israelis meet palestinian protesters in Jerusalem and the west bank. But while this way to fight the "insurgency" is an exception in the united STATES, is it quite so common in Israel.
the Website Jewish Virtual Library can tell you that the united STATES seriously began to make use of israeli antiterror expertise after 11. september 2001. But politisamarbeidet between the two countries went further than that.Turn On the LydErrorAllerede plus customer? Log into herError MINNEAPOLIS: A new video filmed from a different angle shows that there were three policemen who held George Floyd down in the ground. Show more
Israeli security forces is considered to be was the most effective, sophisticated and uncompromising in the entire world, and has over the years shared their knowledge with the americans. Training of american police officers to go all the way back to the 1990s.
During the last days of violent riots in the united STATES has the police and the national guard used tear gas against peaceful protesters, engaging in mass arrests during peaceful demonstrations, implemented curfew and gone to the arbitrary actions against the journalists. This is the tactics that are quite common when the israeli police and military beats down on palestinian unrest.
In 2012 attended at least one hundred police officers from Minnesota at a conference hosted by the israeli consulate in Chicago. The FBI was also involved. The main purpose was to combat terrorism, but it also put a focus on riot control. The israeli visekonsulen in Chicago Shahar Arieli said that the top professional police officers was taken from Israel to "share his knowledge" with the americans.
Neta Golan, one of the founders of the Ramallah-based organisation the International Solidarity Movement says that he remembers that many israeli police officers and soldiers began to use the knee against the neck-the technique during protests in the west bank in 2006.
Amnesty International go hard out against the israeli-american politisamarbeidet. In a statement printer menneskerettighetsorganisasjonen that american police officers have either traveled to Israel, israelskokkuperte areas or have been trained by israelis in the united STATES. Monitoring, the use of power and control on the crowd, have been key elements in the training.
According to Amnesty, hundreds of police officers from Baltimore, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsynvania, California, Arizona, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington state and Washington DC received israeli training. The organization Jewish Voice for Peace wrote in a report in 2018 that it was about the thousands who had both trained with israeli police and soldiers and with people from the intelligence service Shin Bet.
Amnesty can also tell that this workout is not only paid by the american taxpayers. Since 2002, among other things, the strong proisraelske the US-based organization Anti-Defamation League has been on the private funding of this project.
Now also in Palestine received its George's case. Pinseaften was the mentally retarded palestinian 32-year-old Iyad Hallak shot down by israeli policemen on the open gate in Jerusalem's old city, where he went on a spesialskole. In a statement afterward, said a spokesman for the police that they had seen that Hallak had a "pistolliknende subject".
the Killing led to demonstrations even in Israel, primarily in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Now both palestinians and jews who do not like the brutal progress to the israeli police started using a new slogan – after model from the united STATES:
"Palestinian life counts!"
Under the weekly israeli regjeringsmøtet 1. pentecost lamented Israel visestats and defense minister Benny Gantz it had happened. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu sitting by his side, said nothing.
Many palestinians are bitter over the fact that a whole world seems to bother about it that in these days happens in the united STATES, while they almost daily are prone to the same at home. It is to stir up the mood in Israel and the west bank.Approaching the hybridkrig Debate
Donald Trump also seems to have learned from the israelis, not least when it comes to rhetoric. Rebellion and terrorism are some of the phrases he uses about what happens in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd.
Seth J. Frantzman in the newspaper The Jerusalem Post is happy with Donald Trump the other urged the governors to put the national guard against the protesters:
Israel has effectively combined police and military units to stop the protests and unrest. When it comes to tactics and strategy, has many something to learn from this, he writes.
Now the palestinian authority also begun to use George's case in its propaganda.
But it is important to remember that the palestinian police and security forces also have learned a bit of each of the israelis.On a steady course towards the abyss Comment
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