On January 26, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made the bold assertion that terrorism against Israelis is “human nature.” According to Ban, “Stabbings, vehicle attacks, and shootings by Palestinians targeting Israeli civilians have continued to claim lives . . . Yet, as oppressed peoples have demonstrated throughout the ages, it is human nature to react to…
The conflict is viewed through a distorted lens where Palestinian violence is the natural, if not morally justified, response to ‘occupation.’
Stephen Pritchard, the reader’s editor at The Guardian, recently announced that the paper will start restricting reader comments posted in the Comment is Free section in articles on three “sensitive” topics: race, immigration, and religion. Why those sacred cows? Certain subjects – race, immigration and Islam in particular – attract an unacceptable level of toxic commentary, believes…
Writing in The Algemeiner, HonestReporting’s Simon Plosker says that publisher Amos Schocken’s opinion piece sadly acknowledges that Haaretz is an accomplice to the demonization of Israel.
When it comes to covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ignorance apparently is bliss. Misconceptions about what goes on here plague the international media.
In the face of the loud noise generated by BDS, the truth about Israel is not enough; we have to make Israel a “normal” country to uninterested people.
HonestReporting’s 24th Advocacy Mission to Israel gave 20 participants from around the world an incredible opportunity to experience a week of high-level speakers, exclusive visits to the places in the news, all topped off with fine cuisine and luxury accommodation. TOP QUALITY SPEAKERS Setting the scene for the week, Times of Israel senior analyst Haviv Rettig…
Our Watchdog of the Week alerted HonestReporting to CNN’s “Palestina” map, prompting its replacement as a result of HR subscriber complaints.
As Ali says, Israel knows that terrorism is based on hatred. It must be aggressively fought and defeated. We only wish more journalists would listen to her.
“…it takes a very, very frail moral mind to believe that you determine right and wrong by the number of dead… “