Browsing Tag palestinians

Counting Crowds Confounds Correspondents

How many Gaza demonstrators risked Hamas thuggery yesterday to demand national unity? Depends on who you read. Counting crowds confounds correspondents. The Guardian’s divergence alone boggles: The...

March 16, 2011 18:07 By :

Myths & Facts of the UN Security Council Settlements Vote

The UN Security Council’s meeting tomorrow to vote on a resolution against Israeli settlement activity. It’s time to clear up a few myths out there. Myth: A US veto will spark Arab rage. Fact:...

February 17, 2011 17:38 By :

Saeb Erekat Can’t Stop Spinning

There’s a perverse pleasure watching Saeb Erekat, Big Media’s favorite liar, spinning his resignation from the Palestinian negotiating team. He now claims he quit because PaliLeaks happened...

February 16, 2011 10:50 By :

Israel: Gaddafi’s Distraction of Choice

This says it all.  While his people gear up this week’s Libyan Day of Rage, strongman Muammar Gaddafi is also prepping — by trying to distract everyone with the Palestinian problem. Gaddafi...

February 14, 2011 14:07 By :

NYT Slams Door on PaliLeaks Thesis

While we were all distracted by Egypt, the NY Times Magazine published an in-depth look at the Abbas-Olmert peace talks. Before the publication of the Palestine papers, Israeli journalist Bernard Avishai...

February 9, 2011 22:53 By :

Abbas and the Jordanian Passport Affair

The problem: You’re a Jordanian official who likes to keep the kingdom’s Palestinians “in their place” till they can one day return to the western side of the Jordan River. You...

February 9, 2011 10:42 By :

Rounding Up the Reax to PaliLeaks

A collection of what’s being said about the sturm und drang of the Palestinian Papers published in The Guardian: Elliott Abrams: Third, what some newspapers are calling “offers” or “agreements”...

January 24, 2011 20:17 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 3 – Putting Palestinians Behind Bars

How the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli brutality.

December 12, 2010 16:41 By :

Shattered Lens: Part 2 – Abusing Sport for Propaganda

How the wire services cynically exploited the 2010 soccer World Cup to produce negative images of Israel.

December 9, 2010 10:29 By :

Shattered Lens – The Gaza Flotilla

An examination of some of the imagery produced during and after the Gaza Flotilla.

December 2, 2010 9:56 By :