Why aren’t the media covering the plight of Palestinians in Syria? Could it be that they are only interested if Israel is accused of wrongdoing?
Jeremy Bowen’s throwaway remark associates Israel with persecution when he refers to “what the Israeli government might be doing” to Palestinian Christians.
Update: Both sides described their versions of events in the Stanford student newspaper. See bottom of article for links to both op-eds. In February, when UCLA student Rachel Beyda was seeking a place on the Student Council’s Judicial Board, she was asked how she could “maintain an unbiased view” considering she was “a Jewish student…
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner of Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center spoke to over 500 people at HonestReporting’s Jerusalem headquarters.
The BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen interviews Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal.
A reporter writes that he “had little time” to examine the evidence of Hamas’ war crimes in Israel. Meanwhile, a columnist for the Independent with a history of anti-Israel bias writes that Israel is “more wicked and dangerous than Hamas.”
The Independent’s Yasmin Alibhai-Brown claims that Israel is “now more wicked and dangerous than Hamas” and praises anti-Zionist Jews who demonize Israel.
Amnesty International releases a report accusing Hamas of committing war crimes. The Independent has a hard time accepting this.
Writers who use the op-ed section as a platform to comment on current events have the right to express opinions that go in any direction. But they don’t have the right to distort or misrepresent facts to make their points. And that’s exactly what Chicago Tribune cartoonist Joe Fournier did on Tuesday in his outrageous…
In an editorial entitled Keeping Palestinians Hopes Alive, the New York Times cites the reelection of Prime Minister Netanyahu as dealing a crushing blow to peace, an end to Palestinian hopes for an independent state. The only way forward is to freeze Israel out of the process. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dealt a grievous…