Monday, September 15, 2008

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish vigilantes spread fear in Jerusalem

Two Orthodox Jewish boys look at a Satr of David tattoo on the leg of a fellow worshipper at the Wailing Wall in the heart of Jerusalem. Shaking as she recalled her brutal beating at the hands of Jewish ultra-Orthodox vigilantes, a 28-year-old Jerusalem woman who would only identify herself as M. said she feared for her life Photo:Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Some residents say the self-styled "modesty squads" are spreading terror among those seen as straying from the strict moral code demanded of the ultra-Orthodox in the more conservative neighbourhoods of the Holy City.

They are perpetrating terror, so why aren't these "vigilantes" called what they really are - TERRORISTS - oh, silly me - they're Jews, that's why...

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