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England fan shocks Israeli World Cup reporter by shouting ‘Free Palestine!’

An England fan shocked an Israeli reporter from the World Cup in Qatar by shouting “Free Palestine” during a live television broadcast.

The video shows 23-year-old Harry Hatton being interviewed by the Israeli journalist after England beat Senegal 3-0 last night when he yelled: ‘Go home! But more importantly, free Palestine.

The reporter is seen shaking his head and raising his hand in frustration as Hatton and his three friends, all wearing England shirts, applauded.

Controversy has followed Israelis and Palestinians arriving in Doha, revealing how entrenched and emotional their centuries-long violent conflict remains, including Israel’s indefinite occupation of land the Palestinians want for a future state.

England Fan Shocks Israeli World Cup Reporter By Shouting Free

An England fan shocked an Israeli reporter from the World Cup in Qatar by shouting “Free Palestine” during a live television broadcast.

The Video Shows 23-Year-Old Harry Hatton Being Interviewed By The Israeli Journalist After England Beat Senegal 3-0 Last Night When He Yelled: 'Go Home! But More Importantly, Free Palestine'

The Video Shows 23-Year-Old Harry Hatton Being Interviewed By The Israeli Journalist After England Beat Senegal 3-0 Last Night When He Yelled: 'Go Home! But More Importantly, Free Palestine'

The video shows 23-year-old Harry Hatton being interviewed by the Israeli journalist after England beat Senegal 3-0 last night when he yelled: ‘Go home! But more importantly, free Palestine’

And several soccer fans have refused to speak to Israeli reporters covering the World Cup, with some, like Hatton, shouting their support for Palestine.

Hatton and his three friends were interviewed by an Israeli journalist last night as England fans cheered after their win against Senegal.

The reporter then asked the teasing group, ‘First question. Go back home?

Hatton and his friends then cheered and chanted ‘Come home’ before the 23-year-old, who lives in Dubai according to his Instagram, added: ‘Of course it is, but most importantly, Free Palestine!’

Footage of the exchange has been shared on social media, with some praising Hatton for supporting Palestine.

Hatton responded, writing on Twitter: ‘Thank you all. I am not perfect. I’ve made mistakes. I hope we can all move forward together and I’m glad I had my little part to highlight this issue.’

Several Palestinians and Qataris have angrily confronted Israeli reporters live on television during their coverage of the World Cup in Qatar, a nation that helps finance militant Hamas rulers in the Gaza Strip.

The Reporter Is Seen Shaking His Head And Raising His Hand In Frustration As Hatton And His Three Friends, All Wearing England Shirts, Applauded.

The Reporter Is Seen Shaking His Head And Raising His Hand In Frustration As Hatton And His Three Friends, All Wearing England Shirts, Applauded.

The reporter is seen shaking his head and raising his hand in frustration as Hatton and his three friends, all wearing England shirts, applauded.

Hatton And His Three Friends Were Interviewed By An Israeli Journalist Last Night As England Fans Cheered After Their Win Against Senegal.

Hatton And His Three Friends Were Interviewed By An Israeli Journalist Last Night As England Fans Cheered After Their Win Against Senegal.

Hatton and his three friends were interviewed by an Israeli journalist last night as England fans cheered after their win against Senegal.

Footage Of The Exchange Has Been Shared On Social Media, And Hatton (Center At The World Cup) Has Been Praised By Some For Supporting Palestine. Hatton Responded, Writing On Twitter: 'Thank You All. I Am Not Perfect. I'Ve Made Mistakes. I Hope We Can All Move Forward Together And I'M Glad I Had My Little Part To Highlight This Issue.'

Footage Of The Exchange Has Been Shared On Social Media, And Hatton (Center At The World Cup) Has Been Praised By Some For Supporting Palestine. Hatton Responded, Writing On Twitter: 'Thank You All. I Am Not Perfect. I'Ve Made Mistakes. I Hope We Can All Move Forward Together And I'M Glad I Had My Little Part To Highlight This Issue.'

Footage of the exchange has been shared on social media, and Hatton (center at the World Cup) has been praised by some for supporting Palestine. Hatton responded, writing on Twitter: ‘Thank you all. I am not perfect. I’ve made mistakes. I hope we can all move forward together and I’m glad I had my little part to highlight this issue.’

Israel Channel 13 sports reporter Tal Shorrer said he was shoved, insulted and tackled by Palestinians and other Arab fans during his live reporting of the tournament.

You are killing babies! some Arab fans screamed when they rammed him during a broadcast last month.

Before the World Cup began, FIFA announced that fans in Israel and the Palestinian territories would be able to fly directly to Qatar for the World Cup from Tel Aviv for the first time.

But officials in Qatar, with their record of public support for the Palestinians, have insisted that the temporary opening to the Israelis was simply to comply with FIFA hosting requirements, not a step to normalize ties.

The Qatari government said Doha told Israel that “any escalation into Jerusalem, Gaza or the West Bank during this time will risk canceling the deal, including direct flights.”

Shorrer said that while interactions with Qatari officials had been perfectly pleasant, the streets were a different story.

He said he advises Israeli fans to hide their Jewish yarmulkes and get rid of their Stars of David so as not to provoke hostility. When a mobile phone salesman noticed his friend’s settings in Hebrew, he exploded in anger and yelled at the Israeli to get out of Doha.

“I was so excited to come with an Israeli passport, thinking it would be a positive thing,” he said. ‘It’s sad, it’s unpleasant. People cursed us and threatened us.

Israel’s main channels have been allowed to broadcast from Doha, giving Israeli viewers continuous coverage of the matches. But unlike other major foreign chains centrally located in downtown Doha, Israelis roam around without a formal studio.

A Ball Of Fire And A Column Of Smoke Billow Over Buildings On The Southern City Strip As Israeli Warplanes Target The Palestinian Enclave, Early On December 4, 2022.

A Ball Of Fire And A Column Of Smoke Billow Over Buildings On The Southern City Strip As Israeli Warplanes Target The Palestinian Enclave, Early On December 4, 2022.

A ball of fire and a column of smoke billow over buildings on the southern City Strip as Israeli warplanes target the Palestinian enclave, early on December 4, 2022.

Violence in the West Bank has escalated in recent months as Israel has intensified nightly detention raids, making 2022 the deadliest in the occupied territory since 2006.

Israeli jets struck several military sites in the Gaza Strip early on Sunday, hours after Palestinian militants fired a missile into southern Israel in a move apparently related to rising tensions in the occupied West Bank, Israel said.

The attack came as one of Gaza’s largest armed factions, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, threatened retaliation after Israeli troops killed two of its leaders in the West Bank city of Jenin on Thursday.

“In response to the rocket launch into Israeli territory, IDF warplanes overnight (Sunday) attacked a weapons manufacturing site belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization,” the Israeli army said in a statement.

The target was a site “where most of the organization’s rockets in the Gaza Strip are manufactured,” it added.

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