This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war and should only be viewed by a mature audience.
Alternate Focus presents a video from the organization “If Americans Knew”.
Part 1 features four segments. In “The Easiest Targets” five women — Palestinian, American, Muslim, Christian and Jewish — tell stories of humiliation and harassment by Israeli border guards and airport security officials. The next segment examines how the Associated Press allegedly erased footage of an Israeli soldier shooting a Palestinian boy. Third, “Jeffrey Goldberg: Pundit for Israel” shines light on the writer and TV commentator’s past as a guard at Israel’s notorious Ketziot prison. The last segment features a 3 minute version of the Alternate Focus program “Off the Charts: Media Analysis of the Israel-Palestine Conflict”.
Alternate Focus is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational media group promoting an alternative view of Middle East issues. We use the web, cable and satellite television, and DVDs to showcase media not usually seen by American audiences.
Alternate Focus is available on the Dish Network, Free Speech TV, Channel 9415, Saturdays at 8:00pm EST and on cable stations near you. Check http://www.alternatefocus.org for details.
Added: December 31, 2007
Part 2 contains an additional four segments. The 15 minute video “Captured Prisoners” features testimony from former inmates and outside observers about Palestinian’s minimal legal rights and the brutal conditions inside Israeli prisons. The next segment explores “Gaza After Disengagement”. The third segment offers interviews with American politicians, diplomats, and journalists about the Israel-Palestine conflict. The program concludes with a three minute version of the Alternate Focus show “Divesting From Violence: Presbyterian Policy in the Middle East”.