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Australian Advocates on HR Mission

Australian Advocates on HR Mission

HonestReporting’s 19th Mission to Israel saw the second successful linkup with Australia’s New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies (NSWJBD). Twenty participants experienced a week of high-level speakers, exclusive visits to the places in the news all topped off with fine cuisine and luxury accommodation. Participants were welcomed by Brigadier General (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, the Director

Oborne Back to Bashing the “Israel Lobby”

Firstly, in the interests of full disclosure – when it comes to British journalist and commentator Peter Oborne, HonestReporting has history. Back in 2009, Oborne presented an episode of the Channel 4 investigative program Dispatches. The broadcast examined “one of the most powerful and influential political lobbies in Britain, which is working in support of the

Aussie Paper Publishes Photo, Caricatures Jews

Put aside the attitude of Amin Saikal as he almost crows with glee over the perceived blow to Israel following the signing of the Iran interim nuclear deal. The first thing that most readers will notice before reading the text of his Sydney Morning Herald op-ed is the accompanying photo. What exactly does an uncaptioned

Daily Mail Places Netanya in the West Bank

Sometimes you have to wonder how such a fundamental factual error can appear in a media outlet. The Daily Mail, in a report on an Israeli mother fined by a rabbinical court for failing to circumcise her son, includes the following: The decision to force the woman to have her son circumcised was taken previously

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The Guardian Walls Out Israelis, Suicide Bombers, and Balance

An interactive feature at The Guardian look at walls and barriers around the world. From the US-Mexico border, to the 2,500 mile barrier separating India and Bangladesh, along with 99 walls separating Belfast’s Protestant and Catholic neighborhoods, call it “wall-to-wall coverage.” Israel’s security barrier is featured too. Harriet Sherwood (with some credited assistance from B’Tselem)

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Kumbaya in Qom Catechisms

The dual loyalty charge rears its head. While Mark Dubowitz, of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, was being interviewed on the radio about Iran’s nuclear program, foreign policy reporter Laura Rozen tweeted her displeasure. The tweets were since removed, but Adam Kredo got the screen grabs. What is there to say? Rozen’s tweets reveal

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Fisk Revives Uranium Charge?

Robert Fisk‘s latest piece focuses on Yasser Arafat and it doesn’t make for pleasant reading. Included are such snippets as how Arafat “no longer wore socks, how he had a habit of picking loose skin from his feet during interviews, how the lavatories smelled.” Just as nauseating is how Fisk effectively whitewashes Arafat’s bloody history

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