Israeli soldier as stabber and executor
Text in upper right corner: "Stabbing attempt"
Text attributed to soldier: "We tried to stab him and did not succeed, so we shot him"
The image shows an Israeli soldier holding a knife and a smoking gun. It libels Israelis as the ones carrying out violence and trying to kill Palestinians with all means.
This appeared 6 months into a wave of Palestinian terror attacks that included stabbings, shootings and car rammings in which more than 30 Israelis were killed.
This cartoon was published shortly after an incident in Hebron on March 24, 2016, in which terrorist Abd Al-Fattah Al-Sharif , who stabbed an Israeli soldier, was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier after appearing to have already been neutralized. The soldier who shot him stated that he suspected that Al-Sharif was about to blow up an explosive belt hidden under his clothing. The incident was investigated by Israeli authorities and the soldier was charged with manslaughter.