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In Part 2 of our interview with Palestinian journalist and activist Rami Younis, he describes how Israeli media has contributed to mob violence in recent weeks. Younis was invited to speak with the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation about the situation in his hometown of Lyd, which was under a state of emergency, and sparred with the anchor, Dov Gil-Har, telling him, “I won’t be your pet Arab to punch around.” This comes after an Israeli mob in the city of Bat Yam was shown on live TV attacking a driver who they suspected of being Palestinian. “We know that Israeli media, whenever there is another massacre in Gaza, whenever something is happening in Jerusalem, we know they start reciting the official party line of the Israeli government,” says Younis. “But what is happening now is more than dangerous.” Younis also discusses the historic general strike Tuesday in the occupied West Bank, Gaza and inside Israel.

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