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Algemeiner Editor Dovid Efune: Up to 25 Percent of Hamas Rockets Fall Short and Kill Gazan Civilians (VIDEO)

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As many as 25 percent of Hamas rocket attacks against Israel in the current Israel-Hamas war don’t make it out of Gaza and strike civilians inside the coastal enclave, Algemeiner Editor Dovid Efune asserted in an interview on Real News TV on Friday.

Asked about an explosion at a UN school on Thursday, which killed at least 15, according to Gazan reports, Efune pointed to the IDF’s claim that the source of the munition may have been Hamas.

Efune said, “This is really a watershed moment, which brings up a fundamental issue which is never discussed in the mainstream media and that is this: you have hundreds and thousands of rockets that are being shot out of Gaza. In our estimations, at least 25 percent of those rockets do not make it into Israel and fall short into Gaza.”

“You have the IDF saying the other day that they had at least 100, they showed a map of rockets that fell inside of Gaza. And remember, in Gaza there are no air raid sirens. All of the bunkers are used absolutely by the Hamas terrorists, where they don’t allow civilians to go inside. There’s no warning and they cause tremendous damage. On the ground though, you have the Hamas guys… and the UN who… back them up and they come in and blame everything on Israel. Everything, all the damage.”

Asked about what steps Israel is likely to take next in its Gaza offensive, Efune said that the Israeli people are calling for the threat of Hamas rockets and terror tunnels to be eliminated.

“In terms of whats gonna happen in Gaza and how far Israel can go, there’s no doubt that the Israeli public is not willing to live with this anymore,” he said. “Its become kind of a biennial event where their lives are in disarray. And you’re dealing with a responsible democratic country with [an] elected government and they have to, they have to, do what they can to protect the citizens. They do not have any choice in this matter. Having said that, there’s a lot of international pressure led by Secretary of State Kerry for Israel to pull back.”

On the role of the United Nations in the conflict Efune said: “The UN is a very unfortunate disaster. Complete, complete disaster. You have a situation there where the worst human rights violators in the world are running the show at the Human Rights Council. So, you basically have murderers who are judging themselves. It’s ridiculous. It’s preposterous. But the biggest problem is that the UN is really protecting the biggest human rights offenders. It’s clear that Hamas is using human shields; it’s clear that Hamas, which is a terrorist organization, a theocratic government, is holding its population hostage. Those are the violations that the UN has to be focused on and they’re letting Hamas off scot-free, completely.”

Watch the full interview below:

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  • KENNETH C WILLIAMS

    IT IS A BEAUTIFUL THING WHEN THE TRUTH COMES OUT!!!! GREAT JOB DOVID EFUNE 🙂

  • I’ll continue to support Israel in prayer because it is completely wrong for Arab Islamists to convert people by force.
    Now that I know their origin, I think they do not deserve to exist, they are the evil that the entire population of the world should wipe away.
    A religion that will lie,force people and continue to kill people for god(Allah) is unacceptable. America,Europe and all the remaining nations that are peace loving people should be able to brace up and eliminate these religious fanatics completely before it starts to affect them too.
    No one owns any land in this world, the land belongs to god al mighty who created it before dropping a human being in it, so therefor,no one has a right to claim it and deny another person not to settle on it.
    Arabs should be quiet about this or face the consequences that they are drowning for themselves
    Their attitude is alien to any normal reasonable person,sorry to say this!

  • Joe

    The international criticizers of Israel, are the worst people in human history.

  • Loren

    When the fighting stops and the dust settles this conflict will be one of the best documented conflicts ever. No military can completely avoid accidental collateral damage which is always a tragedy. Hamas will not be able to deny facts. Tunnels, weapons, child labor, human shields and worse will be undeniable. Hamas will stand naked to the eyes of the world and be exposed as the savages, war mongers and terrorists they are. They’ve had nearly 10 years of autonomy in Gaza. Resources, assets, money and people have been misappropriated to turn Gaza into a underground military base instead of building roads, housing, sewers, schools, hospitals that benefit their citizens. The average Gazans are victims of their own political leaders who have always chosen violence over peace. This is not an isolated event- Gaza, Nigeria, Mali, Egypt, Libya, Kenya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Chechnya are fine examples of radical Muslims at work. Ultimately, there will not be enough dead Jews to placate the rest of the world.

    • How do you know what is going on there? Do you live on the Gaza strip? You hear what some news outlet wants you to hear. Most of them are biased one way or the other. So, unless you are right there in the shit, you do not have a clue as to what is really happening.
      Semper Fi and Good Night Chesty Puller Where Ever You Are.

      • Haim Ahmed Emmet

        Even when you are there as reporter you cannot report the truth because Hamas will not allow it. An Italian reporter who was in Gaza and got out reported about the UN school being hit by a rocket from Hamas.

  • Robin
    • E benAbuya

      From your mouth to God’s ear. Ani Ma’amin. . .Though he may tarry; nontheless. . .

  • Mordecai Ben Natan

    Amazing that there has been no international news about Hamas executing those who protested about the war.

    the press is guilty of sending false new to the world.
    They are afraid to tell the truth. If they do tell the truth, they are dead.

    is there no honour in the international press?

    UNWRA under that Jew hater, Chris Gunnes, is the cause of most of the problem
    UNWRA finds rockets and other weapons in school grounds, and hands it to Hamas.
    Gunnes should be charged with crimes against humanity.
    UNWRA and the entire UN should be disbanded.
    The Security Council is run by Islamic countries, who will always condemn Israel

    USA should kick them out of NY. The UN building would make a great hotel and apartment building.

    • Stuart Hersh

      There are two factors that should be clearly understood:
      1. The political objective of liquidating Israel, violates every international law. As Israel is a recognized sovereignty which has been the victim of an aggressive war, whose sole objective is the liquidation of Israel through genocide (this is the only means by which one country can liquidate a country.

      2. In the case of Hamas, an Islamist entity, supported by the entire Moslem world, their objective extends, as they themselves proclaim,is the extermination of the Jewish people as a whole. This attempt at Nazi-style genocide began with the European re-enactment of Kristallnacht. The “democratic civilized world’s reaction is consistent with that of the 1930s and 1940s

      Deja-vu.

      Israel’s acts of self-defese is now a war against the psychotic leaders of the political Islamist Nazis, whose only desire is to kill – anyone.

      Such are the sons of Mohammed Amin al-Huseini-Heinrich Himmler’s friend.

      • E benAbuya

        Avoid violating Goodwin’s Law (reductio ad hitlerem)

    • E benAbuya

      Amazing, indeed. I think we should keep the UN in NY.One keeps one’s friends close; and one’s enemies closer.

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    PLEASE DO NOT REFER TO JUDEA AND SAMARIA AS THE “WEST BANK.” THERE IS NO “WEST BANK.” THERE NEVER WAS A “WEST BANK.” THERE NEVER WILL BE A “WEST BANK.”

    • Joe

      No one called it West Bank including the UN until the 1970s. It is the colonialist name just like changing Ottoman Syria to “palestine” the Roman colonialist name, is a sign of who the colonialists are “jordan” is also a colonialist style name, there never was a land called Jordan there was just a river. Also the “palestinian” flag is identical to the flag of the Hajj (the first Pallywood move decades ago) is another sign of who the colonialists are.

  • Taqiyya
    Put simply, this is a Muslim propensity for falsehoods or deception in certain circumstances. This behavior is not only approved but sometimes mandated by Sharia (Islamic) law if it benefits Islam or protects Muslims.
    See: http://www.islam-watch.com/Warner/Taqiyya-Islamic-Principle-Lying-for-Allah.htm
    The fact that Palestinian Arabs practice taqiyya — which Islamic scholar Raymond Ibrihim says is mainstream in Islam, and…very prevalent in Islamic politics — makes it more difficult for Israel to make its case.

    • Mordecai Ben Natan

      The Koran tells them that it is their duty to lie, if it benefits Islam

  • Emanuel

    I was lead to believe the number was closer to 30%. Then add in the deaths directly caused by Hamas as executions and blamed on Israel.

    • Mordecai Ben Natan

      THE WORLD MEDIA IS REPORTING THAT “AT LEAST 80% OF THE DEATHS ARE CIVILIANS”
      SO, LETS ALSO TAKE A THUMB SUCK FIGURE AND SAY THAT AT LEAST 60% ARES TERROSISTS

      THE TV SHOWS DAMAGE AND DEATHS. HOW MUCH OF THAT IS FROM Syrian WAR?

      THE IDIOT KERRY IS ADDING FUEL TO THE FIRE.
      hE MUST BE THE MOST STUPID SECSTATE THAT US HAS EVER HAD,
      KERRY LIED ABOUT HIS WAR RECORDS. THOSE WHO SERVED WITH HIM, SAID HE WAS A LIAR AND COWARD.
      BUT THAT SUITS THE MUSLIM IN THE WH, OBUMMER.
      WHEN WILL IMPEACHMENY PROCEEDING BEGIN AGAINST OBUMMER AND HIS ENTIRE CABINET./
      WHAT IS HIS REAL NAME? BARRY SOETORO.
      OBUMMER IS A LIAR AND A DANGER TO THE WORLD. HE IS RUINING THE USA.
      GET RID OF HIM NOW.

  • Emmett

    What’s the difference between Arab “civilians” and terrorists or their supporters? Even if they were civilians, that does not make them innocent. And most, if not all of the PLO children are indoctrinated in their schools to kill Jews. No different than Hitler Youth.

  • Selina Owen

    Very good analysis of the situation. Perhaps who ever is responsible for bringing two parties to the negotiation table should consider a change of culture in the Islamic world to exclude violent and murder.

  • EthanP

    It never matters. Israel gets blamed anyway.

  • We are in a World wide Islamic Cultural War or 1400-year-old Jihad.
    We each see a different parts of it in the world and if you put all the violent parts together it adds up to only one cause: an 1400 year old Islamic Cultural War. It is the same as that joke of four blind men touching the elephant.

    ҬArabs and Palestinians are controlled by it and do not know it! ҬӬ

    ҬIt is not about land, rights or settlements, water or being politically left or right. If it were it would have been solved long ago. It has not.

    It is Cultural War that means Islamic Culture must destroy Western Culture or Western Culture must destroy Islamic Culture. It is a Genocidal War.

    Muslims have been fighting each other and others for 1400 years or more. There is no reason that it will stop now. If we want peace we must change Islamic Culture.

    The book “Culture and Conflict”, explains it clearly. It shows that current cultural conditions in the Arab Middle East will not support internal development, advancement or peace until there is a major cultural change. “It is critical that we understand our enemy. That is step one in every conflict,” RR. Philip Carl Salzman, INSB # 978-1-59102-587-0.

    • Jeffrey Cheah

      You have hit the nail on its head! You look at the spread of Islam over the 1400 years of its history, it has not spread its religion through their teaching and preaching. If it is through such means history would have recorded the names of its great and famous preachers and teachers.
      The spread of Islam to the Arabian Pennisular,Alexandria, North Africa , Turkey, Spain, and many parts of Southern Europe was by the swords!
      The people who were conquered were compelled to embrace Islam and if there was any opposition and insubmission would have their heads severed?
      This tradition of severing the heads of people who are against Islam has been embedded in their tradition of eliminating their enemies for thousands of years and this form of execution has passed down to the Islamists terrorists today!
      It is good that the Western Nation especially US has awakened from their slumber and is not so oblivious of the deceitful nature of the Islamic teaching which is anti Judaism and Christianity!
      Israel must not take chance to pull back and must complete its mission of destroying the threat from the Hamas! Their weaponry and the tunnels must be destroyed before they will sit down at the negotiation table!

    • Reform School

      For those lacking critical and cognizant thinking skills:

      http://youtu.be/TkGQmCZjJ0k

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