Dec 7 2012
Every day, thousands of Palestinians go to work in Israel by taking the same buses as Jews from Arab-occupied Judea/Samaria. The buses are mostly driven by Israelis. In the video, a Palestinian returning to Judea/Samaria is barred from boarding by the bus driver for no apparent reason.
Observers.france24 No apparent reason? How about an attack on a bus in Tel Aviv that wounded 28 people just last month? The man is made to wait for Israeli police to arrive before he is allowed on board. Palestinians with permits to work in Israel permits obtained every morning after thorough security checks and only valid until the evening are regularly refused boarding by bus drivers under pressure from Israeli passengers who fear acts of terrorism.
In response to these tensions, the Israeli Transport Ministry has recently proposed separate bus lines. This way, the argument goes, Israeli commuters will no longer feel threatened by the presence of Palestinians, who some consider to be potential terrorists. The ministry argues that a special transport route for Palestinians would help them save time, since they would no longer need to change buses at each checkpoint as is the case today.
But true to leftist form, the Transport Ministrys suggestion has outraged human rights organiations. Jessica Montell, the executive director of the BTselem NGO, says: Arguments about security and decongestion shouldnt be used to hide the latent racism [of the governments proposal]. (Hey, you dumb Jewish leftie scum, Islam is not a race)
Hannah Zohar, another Jewish commie, who filmed the video, lives in Tel Aviv, where she works for Kav LaOved, an Israeli NGO working to protect of Palestinian workers’ rights.” I think creating two separate bus lines is a dangerous idea. If the government does this today to Palestinians going from the
West Bank Judea/Samaria to Israel, what would stop them from doing the same thing tomorrow to Palestinians travelling within Israel, and eventually to all Israeli Arabs? Creating two lines would further the segregation of the two communities that already exists in so many areas of life.”(Jews aren’t allowed in Gaza and have have been ethnically cleansed from virtually every other Arab country in which they had lived lived for many generations. NO Arabs should be allowed in Israel. Period.)