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Jun 17, 2021
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Women In Gaza Protest The Killing Of 18-Year-Old Estabrag Baraka, Beaten To Death By Her Husband, Demand Death Penalty: We Want Estabrag To Be The Last Oppressed Woman

#8933 | 02;49
Source: The Internet - "Various YouTube channels"

Women in Gaza protested the killing of 18-year-old Estabrag Baraka. Baraka, who was pregnant, was beaten to death by her husband, and the protesters demanded that he be given the death penalty. Scenes from the protest were posted on various YouTube channels on June 17 and 18, 2021. On June 17, 2021, the Yosef Badr YouTube channel posted a video in which protesters chanted: "Oh Hamas, we want the death penalty!" A woman held up a sign reading: "Stop the killing of women. Isn't it enough that the occupation kills them?" In a video posted the same day by Msdr News on YouTube, Estabrag Baraka's aunt said that if the government does not intervene, there will be 50 Estabrags. She added that the law and the shari'a must be implemented. In a video from June 18, 2021, which was posted on the Baraka family's YouTube channel, a protester said: "We want Estabrag to be the last oppressed woman." Another protester said that it is the government and the rift between Hamas and Fatah that are responsible for this situation. She asked whether every woman should wait for her turn to be killed by her husband and added that every woman who "does not get along" with her husband feels like she can be killed by him at any moment.

Protestor 1: "Oh Hamas, we want the death penalty!"

All Protestors: "Oh Hamas, we want the death penalty!"

Protestor 1: "A killer should be killed, oh Government!"

All Protestors: "A killer should be killed, oh Government!"

Protestor 1:  "A killer should be killed, oh Government!"

All Protestors: "A killer should be killed, oh Government!"

Protestor 1: "Oh Government, we want the death penalty!"

All Protestors: "Oh Government, we want the death penalty!"

Protestor 1: "Oh Government, we want the death penalty!"

All Protestors: "Oh Government, we want the death penalty!"

Protestor 2: "Stop the killing of women. Isn't it enough that the occupation kills them?"

Protestor 1: "Allah alone is sufficient for us and He is the best protector."

All Protestors: "Allah alone is sufficient for us and He is the best protector."

Protestor 1: "Allah alone is sufficient for us and He is the best protector."

All Protestors: "Allah alone is sufficient for us and He is the best protector."

Protestor 1: "They killed her only sister, oh Allah! We want the death penalty!"

All Protestors: "We want the death penalty!"

Estabrag Baraka's Aunt: "We ask those in charge to stand by the women, all women, not only Estabrag. Today, there is one Estabrag, but tomorrow there will be 20 or 50. There is no other option but the death penalty. The law and the shari'a must be implemented. A killer should be killed. Our religion and Our Lord said so. A killer should be killed." 

All Protestors: "Oh Government, we want the death penalty! Oh Haniyeh, we want the death penalty. Oh Haniyeh, we want the death penalty!"

Baraka Family: "We have only one clear request. Our goal is clear and our stand is clear. We want Estabrag to be the last oppressed woman. No to violence, no to violence, no to violence! For what reason was she killed? What did Estabrag do? She didn't do anything. She was an innocent 18-year-old child. We are in 2021!"

Protestor 3: "The government is responsible. The [Fatah-Hamas] rift is responsible. The state in which we are living with the coronavirus and all, is also a major reason for this. Therefore, we demand that the killer be killed. What are we waiting for? Yesterday it was Estabrag, tomorrow it will be Yusra, and then who? Should every woman wait for her turn to come? Honestly any woman who does not get along with her husband, feels that she could be killed by her husband at any moment. We shall not keep silent about this situation."

Protestor 4: "Woman today are being humiliated. They put up with poverty and hunger. They are beaten up [by their husbands] but do not tell their family, because they do not want the neighbors to know."

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