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The Goldstone Report: Rewarding Palestinian Terror

BACKGROUND SUMMARY The United Nations fact-finding mission examining Israel’s Operation Cast Lead against Hamas in Gaza has been published. Headed by South African Judge Richard Goldstone, the mission’s 575-page report (PDF format) found that “Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, possibly crimes against humanity.” Here, we provide an overview of some of the failings the Goldstone Report, including: Israel

Nazi Fetishist Suspended by HRW

Human Rights Watch’s weapons “expert” suspended following outcry over bizarre “hobby”.

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Revealed: HRW Researcher’s Bizarre Background

Human Rights Watch’s Marc Garlasco has appeared regularly in the media,  touted as a military “expert”. Garlasco played a prominent role in promoting the 2006 Gaza Beach Libel, which wrongly blamed Israel for a “massacre” of Palestinians. (See HonestReporting’s interactive Big Lies presentation for more on this story.) But what does Garlasco get up to when he isn’t producing one-sided reports

The New York Times: Just the Facts?

A six month study of the New York Times shows a bias toward the Palestinian narrative.

Censured: Galloway and Press TV

HonestReporting UK has consistently criticised Press TV, Iran’s propaganda channel and its presenter, Respect MP George Galloway. Press TV came under Ofcom’s spotlight following a complaint that it had breached its duty to be impartial and accurate in covering the Iranian regime’s attempts to crush dissent following the recent elections. A number of its presenters and contributing guests

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