Author Archives: Alex Margolin

Report: Khulood Badawi is “On Vacation”

In the month since HonestReporting delivered its 15,000 signatures demanding the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) fire “false photo tweeter” Khulood Badawi, there has been a deafening silence on progress in the UN’s investigation into the case. HonestReporting broke the news that Badawi was an employee at the UNOCHA office in

Were the Activists Really Unarmed?

This picture has been making the rounds across the Internet.   It’s apparently from the same protest that featured the IDF officer striking one of the protestors in the face with his gun. Some are claiming the protester is holding a knife in his hand. Were the protesters really involved in a “peaceful march” as

Media Cheat Sheet 02/19/2012

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Today’s top stories: freedom of speech getting worse in Egypt, Iranian ships dock in Syria, and former Mossad head speaks to the LA Times. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Isabel Kershner is the

Israel Daily News Stream 02/15/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Today’s top stories: columnist decries Israel’s self-image of victimhood, reports of Hamas moderation continue, and an audio recording surfaces of a professor urging students to delegitimize Israel in every class. Israel and the Palestinians • Financial Times insists that Hamas leader Khaled