The Gaza-based media organization “16th October” held an event last week entitled
“The new extremist Israeli government”

The discussion aimed at raising awareness among young media activists in the besieged Strip about the new far-right cabinet, which was sworn in on December 29.

Described as the most extreme rightwing government in Israel’s history, the new
cabinet, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed include
Bezalel Smotrich and Itamar Ben-Gvir as Finance Minister and National Security
Minister respectively The Gaza event featured Saeed Bisharat, a former Palestinian prisoner and an
expert in Israeli affairs.

Bisharat focused mostly on the extremism of the new Israeli Ministry Itamar Ben-Gvir
who “congratulated the Israeli soldiers who murdered Palestinian child

Palestinian activist Sejood Shnawra discussed the backgrounds of the various
members of Netanyahu’s new government, while emphasizing the significant challenges
facing the Palestinian people as a result of Israel’s growing extremism.

For his part, Motea Aby Msabbih, who heads the DOP Institution, stressed the importance of balancing out mainstream media’s lack of coverage and bias, by using various means to share news about the ongoing Israeli violations in Palestine.

A particular emphasis was placed on using social media networks as a direct way of exposing the Israeli occupation and apartheid in Palestine.

The 16th October group is made entirely of young activists and journalists who report
on the situation in Palestine daily.

The latest event was part of their continuous effort to raise awareness among Palestinians in Gaza regarding the possible scenarios that could result from growing political extremism in Israel.

Since the new government was sworn in hundreds of attacks by the Israeli army or
armed settlers have been reported throughout occupied Palestine, leading to the
death and wounding of many.