The radical left-wing organization B'Tselem today distributed a new video showing IDF soldiers expressing joy after shooting at Arabs from the village of Madama who rioted and threw stones at security forces in Samaria.
Yitzhar residents said the riot began after the IDF erected a checkpoint at the entrance to the village following the throwing of two Molotov Cocktails a week and a half ago at the vehicle of an Israeli family.
The town of Yitzhar asked where the B'Tselem film crews were when the Jewish family was attacked. "The rough editing of the video that B'Tselem distributes against IDF soldiers illustrates the expression of the Pallywood industry. which reflects propaganda and not reality. The reality is that residents of the village of Madama tried to burn a Jewish family from Yitzhar who were riding in a car with Molotov Cocktails. Does B'Tselem support terrorism?"
The head of the Samaria Regional Council, Yossi Dagan, harshly criticized B'Tselem and claimed that the organization was "composed of a group of obsessives who persecute the IDF soldiers in an obsessive-compulsive manner. We are strengthening the IDF soldiers and backing the soldiers in full. "
"A terrorist or lawbreaker who harms the security of Israeli citizens or soldiers must receive a determined response. I call upon the senior IDF command and the defense minister to fully support these soldiers," Dagan added.