Youtube’s Censorship of Israel

The IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) has created a Youtube channel to assist in demonstrating why they [Israel] have attacked Hamas and Youtube has censored the videos by removing many of the videos.

Commentary Magazine

Yesterday, the IDF did something innovative: it opened a channel on YouTube and posted videos to it that help explain why Israel is fighting Hamas. The site hosted about a dozen videos showing things like Israeli humanitarian aid deliveries to Gaza and airstrikes that prevented terrorists from firing rockets at Israeli civilians.

This was apparently too much for YouTube, which moments ago removed several videos from the IDF’s channel, including the most-watched video, which showed a group of Hamas goons being blown up in an air strike as they loaded Katyusha missiles onto a truck. The point of such footage, as if it needed to be said, is not to revel in violence — it is to show the legitimacy of Israeli self-defense.

The rank double-standard that YouTube has applied to Israel is disturbing. YouTube hosts all manner of similar footage — much of it far more gory than the grainy infrared images posted by the IDF — of U.S. air strikes. Why is YouTube capitulating to those who do not wish for Israel to be able to tell its side of the story?

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2 Responses

  1. So finally the truth is out. After watching the tilted and tainted rubbish on the News media available in the UK finally we see what is real. It doesn’t get more real. It is innovative, useful but most of all tells the truth – typical of the Israeli approach. Next we must see an Israeli English News Channel on the Astra satelite.

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