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Testimony - "You disrupt their daily life"

[2017] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he spoke out. "There's a story [which] in my eyes is the weirdest, the most messed up and reflects the reality of ruling over civilians for the sake of ruling."

Testimony - "And then I arrived in the territories and saw what's actually being done there."

[2016] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "I went through a process in the army thinking that we couldn't be doing anything wrong. And then I saw what’s actually being done there."

Testimony - "The occupation is the most anti-democratic thing happening"

[2015] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "The occupation itself is the most anti-democratic thing happening. There are many people who know what it looks like."

Testimony - "They were Arabs and as far as I was concerned they lost all human form."

[2015] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "I was in such a situation that corrupted me to a degree which after some time Palestinians didn't really have human faces. They lost all human form."

Testimony- "This system needs violence, that's its basis."

[2015] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "This system needs violence, that's its basis. The system of repressing the population there. Otherwise it wouldn't work."

Testimony - "Every night my company ruined the nights of a few such families"

[2014] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "Every night my company ruined the nights of a few families. How can it not be an occupation when the army enters your home once a month?"

Testimony - "I would also throw stones if they came to take my brother away"

[2014] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to speak out. "I would also come out and throw stones if they were to come take my brother away in the middle of the night, no matter what he did."

Testimony - 'Provocation and reaction'

[2014] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence in which he describes the tactic of 'provocation and reaction’. 'Provocation and reaction’ is the act of entering a village, making a lot of noise, waiting for the stones to be thrown at you."

Testimony - "Israel made its presence felt"

[2013] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence in which he describes how the army "made its presence felt" in a small Bedouin community. "We arrived at some Bedouin tent that was really out in the middle of nowhere."

Testimony - "Did I behave properly during that incident?"

[2012] - An Israeli soldier provides a testimony to Breaking the Silence explaining why he chose to break his silence and speak out. "The first vehicle we stopped had two Palestinians transporting goods, and their Hebrew was good."


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