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November 15, 2012 10:28 am

Hamas Uses Twitter to Advance False Propaganda Campaign, Posts Image of Victim From Syria

avatar by Zach Pontz

While conflict rages between Israel and Hamas on the ground, Twitter has become a virtual battlefield for the two sides. The official Twitter page of Hamas’s military wing, al-Qassam Brigades, continues to try to provoke that of the IDF. And then there’s the fact that they’ve been caught tweeting pictures of fake casualties. Check this out:

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Joel Pollack at Breitbart.com caught this last night. According to Pollack the photo appeared on October 16, 2012 on the UK Guardian website in a montage of images from the Syrian conflict. The image was taken at the Dar al Shifa Hospital in Aleppo, Syria. Breitbart.com also reported that at one point the al-Qassam Brigade’s said that they were shelling Israeli military sites, which, of course, isn’t the case as their rockets tend to be launched indiscriminately as civilians.

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