On Wednesday, an Israeli mother of a hostage being held in Gaza was forced to debate a Hamas terrorist on live television during an interview on Al Jazeera Live.
Meirav Leshem Gonen, the mother of 23-year-old Israeli hostage victim, Romi Gonen, was blindsided by the network when Hamas’ top hostage official, Zaher Jabarin, patched into the interview.
Jabarin, who is Hamas’ “head of prisoner file,” or hostage chief, joined the conversation and began to lecture Gonen, according to the Messenger. He leveled accusations against her which prompted Gonen, who appeared to be in a stressed-out state, to say multiple times, “That’s enough.”
However, Gonen was not only lectured by Hamas’ Jabarin. The Al Jazeera host who had invited the mother to the interview joined in on the berating.
“Your government must leave the occupied territories and lift the siege on Gaza. That is the heart of the matter: Are you asking your government to leave the Palestinian territories, to lift the [seige] on the Gaza Strip, and end the operation and for peace to reign between you and the Palestinians?” the…
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