In order to prove that they’re a peaceful group of beleaguered victims. That’ll do it, all right. “Palestinians receive French minister with throwing stones,” from KUNA, January 21 (thanks to Twostellas):
GAZA, Jan 21 (KUNA) — French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Michele Alliot-Marie was received at Beit Hanon crossing northern Gaza on Friday with the throwing of stones and shoes, a Palestinian Military source said.
Families of Palestinian prisoners gathered at the crossing and started throwing stones and shoes at the French official’s convoy because she called the kidnapping of Israeli prisoner Jilad Shalit, who held a French passport, a “war crime.” Palestinians were agitated by the fact that Alliot-Marie who met Shalit’s parents Thursday, has ignored the sufferings of 6,900 Palestinian held at 25 Israeli prisons.
Hamas stated it [sic] contempt towards what it called a “double standards policy, ” adopted the French foreign minister….