Browsing Tag Naqba Day violence

2011 Dishonest Reporting Awards

Our yearly roundup of the worst excesses of the media in 2011.

December 13, 2011 10:20 By :

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Protest, Part 2

Bashar Assad wasn’t the only person paying protesters lately. A Lebanese man who rushed the border in last month’s Naqba Day incident told The Guardian: One demonstrator who was wounded that...

June 6, 2011 11:59 By :

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Palestinian Protest

If you think today’s protests along the Israeli-Syrian border represent a “Palestinian Spring,” think again. The Reform Party of Syria says says it has information that Assad regime paid...

June 5, 2011 21:34 By :

Jeff Danziger: Israel=Syria

Talk about the mother of all oversimplifications. Jeff Danziger can’t distinguish between a democracy defending itself from infiltrators — coming from across the border — with a thuggish...

May 24, 2011 13:21 By :

Nattering Naqba Nabobs

HonestReporting’s Simon Plosker was on Rusty Mike Radio discussing Naqba coverage and new perspectives on Israel-advocacy. Listen to the podcast. One Palestinian who breached the border from Syria...

May 19, 2011 15:03 By :

Today’s 5 Biggest Smackdowns

Smackdown: 1. the act of knocking down or bringing down an opponent; 2. a contest in entertainment wrestling; 3. a decisive defeat; 4. a confrontation between rivals or competitors Here are today’s...

May 16, 2011 14:18 By :

Daily Telegraph’s Journalistic Naqba

Heads up from a sharp reader who spotted a deeper problem with the Daily Telegraph than the headline  which Simon Plosker blogged a short time ago. If your borders are being stormed, who should the...

May 16, 2011 12:00 By :

Naqba Day Violence: What We Know

6:18 pm Here’s the video of the tweet I just posted. Throwing rocks from behind an ambulance is so macho. 6:08 pm: Credit Peter Lerner with the tweet of the day. 6:01 pm: The Druze residents of...

May 15, 2011 14:56 By :