Jihadists will use any means, and go to limitless lengths — no matter how immoral and abusive — to accomplish their goals. The propaganda war in Gaza being waged by Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other jihadists includes the use of human shields for the explicit purpose of racking up the tally of the dead so that the large number of casualties can be used against Israel for propaganda purposes. For Hamas, dead civilians, including children, means more “martyrs” and more supporters globally.
Hamas has been issuing open calls for Gazans to serve as human shields since the start of Operation Swords of Iron. But the practice isn’t new. It has been a longtime strategy of the Palestinian jihad. For example, a Palestinian mother was caught teaching her son that “we were not created for happiness. In my eyes, you are meant for Martyrdom!”
“Rockets inside a girl’s bed: IDF reveals more evidence of Hamas’ use of civilians,” Israel National News, November 16, 2023:
Rockets were found inside a bed in the children’s bedroom inside the house of a Hamas terrorist during operational activity carried out by the troops of the 551st Brigade. The terrorist was a part of a Hamas terrorist cell in Beit Hanoun.
During the operational activity, the troops uncovered a significant amount of weapons, including rockets, explosive devices, and dozens of kilos of explosives.
The weapons were subsequently destroyed by the forces.
In addition, the IDF discloses a recorded conversation between two Islamic Jihad terrorists, in which the terrorists describe how weapons are transferred inside baby strollers…..