CNN recently came across a video of Hamas officials calling on civilians in Gaza to volunteer to become ‘human shields’ so that Palestinian civilian casualties can be maximised.
Fascinatingly a CNN news anchor has put this fact to a Palestinian ‘spokeswoman’ in a live interview.
And what was the response of this ‘spokeswoman’ to the Hamas video? Well, among other things she said that the idea that Hamas promote a culture of death is ‘offensive’. And best of all she said that ‘the idea that Palestinians use children as human shields is racist’.