A Display of Police Brutality - In Israel
Yisrael MedadYisrael Medad is a revenant resident of Shiloh, in the Hills of Efrayim...
The New York Times is not usually a favorite of those of us who are, well, addicted to the news.
But there is always something to be thankful for, everyday. Like this picture:
It was taken by Sebastain Scheiner of the AP and is used here in an illustrative purpose.
It displays "Lesson #53" in the (fictitious) Police Manual for Methods of Applying Brutality.
Lesson #53 reads: "while your colleague(s) subdue a protestor, raise your right arm to his/her head level, take a step forward with your left foot, pretend to accidentally stumble, thus causing you to take a brisk and firm step forward with your right foot, thus causing your upraised right elbow to effectively smash into the protestors face. With any luck, you can even break his/her nose or at the very least, his/her glasses".
Welcome to the Israeli Police, those guardians of civil rights and liberties.
(Two more examples can be viewed here)