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Marwan Barghouti. Image: YouTube / FatahYouth Germany

AP Questions Barghouti’s Terror Conviction

AP Questions Barghouti’s Terror Conviction

Israel prides itself on the strength of its judicial system and the rule of law, which is certainly comparable to those of other Western democracies such as the U.S. or UK. Palestinian terror leader Marwan Barghouti was convicted in a civilian trial in an Israeli courtroom in 2004. But how does the Associated Press describe

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AP’s He Said/She Said Morality

This Associated Press snippet about the list of 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released on Tuesday says a lot: Most Palestinians view prisoners as heroes, regardless of their acts, arguing they made personal sacrifices in the struggle for independence. Many Israelis view those involved in killings as terrorists for killing civilians. AP clearly doesn’t want

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AP’s Self-Declared Jerusalem “Correction”

After referring to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, AP feels it has to correct the record. On Friday morning, the wire service tweeted this article:  Within the hour, AP issued this correction: After checking the AP style guide (paywall), Politico contacted the wire service for clarification: There’s only one line in the AP Stylebook entry on

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