In an article about controversial Israeli architect Eyal Weizman, The Guardian let loose a real whopper of an accusation against Israel. According to the story, the tiled roofs so common to Jewish homes in the West Bank are actually “mandatory red roofs so that on flyovers the Israeli army know not to target them.” Mandatory? Flyovers?…
Donald Macintyre revisits the case of Mohammed Badran whose family were mistakenly declared dead in the New Statesman.
The Observer makes it a story as the IDF retracts a statement claiming a fatal mortar attack was launched from a UNRWA school.
Memo to Irish Times cartoonist Martyn Turner: Here are five reasons your cartoon was wrong to equate the Jewish underground groups of Israel’s War of Independence with Hamas. 1. The Jewish underground never sought to destroy Britain as the homeland of the British people. Hamas seeks to destroy Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people. 2. The…
Hamas threatening journalists in Gaza who expose abuse of civilians.
UK medical journal The Lancet, publishes an open letter from politicized anti-Israel doctors attacking Israel’s military operation in Gaza.
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour’s tweet suggests that the alleged beating by Israeli police of an American-Palestinian teen is responsible for the current crisis.
The Independent’s editorial charges Israel with employing “disproportionate” force.
Radical anti-Israel Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert reappears in the media for the latest Gaza conflict.
“Call it a crisis.” “Or a conflict. Or a campaign.” “But don’t call it a war. Not yet, anyway,” my editor said. “There’s a difference between a war and a conflict,” he said, though he didn’t elaborate. Operation Protective Edge at that point was only airstrikes, and we were on deadline. Deadline’s not a good…