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Watchdog of the Week: BBC Backs Down Over “Angel” Abbas

Watchdog of the Week: BBC Backs Down Over “Angel” Abbas

The BBC corrects a report claiming the Pope called Mahmoud Abbas an “angel of peace,” following a complaint by our Watchdog of the Week, Stephen Franklin.

The Independent: Zionism “Displaced the Palestinians”

According to The Independent: Today, Palestinian activists were scathing about the Pope’s plans to make the first visit by a pontiff to the tomb of Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism, the political movement that established Israel and displaced the Palestinians. As a political movement and an ideology, Zionism was neither about, nor was responsible for, displacing Palestinians. It

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