Young brothers in trouble over YouTube video of prank terrorist attack
February 25, 2016 - Uncategorized
A Melbourne trio called the Jalals has caused outrage with a mock drive-by shooting, leading to an investigation by Australian police.
Brothers Max Jalal, 20, Rebeen Jalal, 16 and Arman Jalal, 18, have rapidly gained a reputation for edgy pranks including bomb threats and kidnappings posted on YouTube and Facebook in the past few months. These pranks are usually conducted in a thawb, a traditional ankle length garb commonplace in Arab countries.
The Jalals have said their dress is intended to challenge negative attitudes towards Arabic people. “It’s not encouraging a fearful image, it’s doing the opposite,” Max Jalal told news.com.au. “It’s getting people together and laughing at the situation. It’s what Australia needs; everyone’s too tense.” Read more…