Tag Archives: Gaza


Entire Family of Dead Palestinians Found to be Alive

Entire Family of Dead Palestinians Found to be Alive

The New Statesman prints an update to a story that erroneously claimed an entire Palestinian family was killed in an Israeli air strike.


Ceasefire Expires, Rockets Resume

Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas resumed rocket fire on Friday, injuring two Israelis. According to Reuters, the weekend rocket fire “has focused on kibbutzim, or collective farms, just across the border in what appeared to be a strategy of sapping Israel’s morale without triggering another ground invasion of the tiny Gaza Strip.” Or as the


BBC and NYT Admit Gazan Civilian Casualty Stats Not Credible

Since the conflict in Gaza began, many in the media have become obsessed with publishing “body count” casualty statistics, especially showing the number of Gazan civilian casualties. This data has been used to support those accusing Israel of committing “war crimes.” They say that the huge numbers of  “civilian” deaths proves that Israel is being


Foul-Mouthed Australian Columnist Quits Over Israel Flap

After stirring up a hornet’s nest of tension with the Jewish community, editors, and executives at his parent company Fairfax Media, the Sydney Morning Herald columnist Mike Carlton quit over a string of foul-mouthed replies to readers. First the background. It began when Carlton wrote Israel’s Rank and Rotten Fruit is Being Called Fascism, a


UK Politician Abuses the Holocaust to Attack Israel

Writing in the Sunday Mirror, UK politician John Prescott abuses the Holocaust to attack Israel, describing Gaza as a “concentration camp” and a “ghetto.”