A picture posted on Twitter by Danish journalist showing Israeli citizens sitting on a hilltop and cheering the Palestinian territory of Gaza being bombed has gone viral on social media.
The picture, which was uploaded on Wednesday by Allan Sørensen, the Middle East correspondent for Denmark-based newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad, was accompanied by the message “Sderot cinema: Israelis bringing chairs 2 hilltop in sderot 2 watch latest from Gaza. Clapping when blasts are heard.”
So far, the photo – which was taken near the Israeli border city of Sderot – has been retweeted over 7,000 times [note: up to 8,800 times now].
Many users of the popular micro blogging site Twitter expressed outrage at the depicted event.
“Morality of a people so skewed that murder is a public spectle. an astonishing thing to see in this day/age,” wrote one user. “That is just inhumane, abominable and disgusting. Shame on you, Israel,” wrote another, while one user wrote that the people in the picture were “encouraging a culture of death…”
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Sderot is on the front-line of the Gaza rockets. If anyone be happy to see the rockets avenged, it would be them. Meanwhile, the article ignores videos of crowds of Palestinians rejoicing on the Temple Mount, even though they started it.