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Hostages: Hamas seeks to win the war of images

2023-11-28T19:08:42.496Z

Highlights: Hamas has been trying to make people forget the opprobrium caused by the massacres of October 7 by staging the release of the hostages. The staging, admittedly not very clever, aims to make the terrorist group an organization like any other. In the first wave of releases, after 49 days in detention, Danielle Aloni and her 5-year-old daughter Emilia, who were abducted from Kibbutz Nir Oz, left a long letter in Hebrew. Translated and again posted on the Telegram account of the al-Qassam Brigades.


STORY - Since Friday, the Islamist movement has been trying to make people forget the opprobrium caused by the massacres of October 7 by staging the release of the hostages.


It's only a few seconds of footage, but it alone symbolizes Hamas' communication efforts. Widely circulated on social media by the Palestinian movement, it shows two hostages, Sharon Avigdori and her daughter Noam, captured on 7 October, getting into International Red Cross vehicles on liberation day. Smiling, they wave to their jailers in a long goodbye. In return, the latter, with their weapons on their shoulders, also make grand gestures accompanied by an improbable "bon retour".

This staging, admittedly not very clever, aims to make the terrorist group an organization like any other. He went even further on Friday, November 24. In the first wave of releases, after 49 days in detention, Danielle Aloni and her 5-year-old daughter Emilia, who were abducted from Kibbutz Nir Oz, left a long letter in Hebrew. Translated and again posted on the Telegram account of the al-Qassam Brigades, the...

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Source: lefigaro

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