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Fact-Checking AP’s Denial of Censorship

Fact-Checking AP’s Denial of Censorship

This week, former Associated Press journalist Matti Friedman leveled some serious charges of censorship, omissions, and systematic bias against the wire service. AP spokesman Paul Colford quickly issued a denial. But that denial is unraveling in the face of fact-checking. One of Friedman’s biggest accusations is that AP reporters were banned from quoting Professor Gerald Steinberg, who founded

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Hamas Fires Barrage of Rockets After Breaking Ceasefire

Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas breaks the ceasefire with a barrage of rockets prompting the IDF to resume sorties over Gaza. According to the IDF, 50 rockets were fired at Israel from 4pm Tuesday afternoon through midnight and six rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome. Tel Aviv and Jerusalem were among the areas under rocket attack.

EUobserver Shuts Down Op-Ed Debate

EUobserver, according to its website, was founded “to support the debate on – and development of European affairs.” With the EU taking an active role in Mideast diplomacy and particularly in the funding of the Palestinian Authority and a significant number of regional NGO’s (non-governmental organizations) wouldn’t you expect some vibrant debate on EUobserver’s opinion

Medical Misdirection in The Guardian

As NGO Monitor has extensively detailed, Physicians For Human Rights (Israel) has a radical political agenda far removed from simple medical matters. It’s therefore no surprise that the organization provides the main body of an article in The Guardian that claims: “Palestinian patients and business people hoping to leave the Gaza Strip are being asked to collaborate

The Occupation Is a Disease. Meet the Cure

Physicians for Human Rights and The Lancet channeled their inner Stallone with a nasty little screed about health care and Palestinian statehood: Israel has used health and medicine as an instrument of control and oppression of the Palestinian people and leadership in the occupied Palestinian territory throughout the years since 1967. We at Physicians for Human Rights—Israel

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