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The Guardian Gets Beastly Towards Netanyahu

The Guardian Gets Beastly Towards Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu announces the building of security fences to keep out “beasts” that threaten Israel. The Guardian’s Peter Beaumont misrepresents who the “beasts” really are.

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Trumping Israel’s Security Barrier

The graphic accompanying the July 19 article (“Building Trump’s border wall not exactly “easy” experts say” claims that Israel’s separation barrier is made of prefabricated concrete sections interspersed with watch towers. In fact, only 64% of the barrier has been constructed to date and of the completed portion, 90% is made up of chain-link fencing. The drawing implies that the entire route resembles a prison wall and is misleading and inaccurate.

Economist Goes Off the Wall

The latest print edition of The Economist examines Israeli reactions to the Islamist election victory in Egypt. Included in the article is this snippet: Israel’s generals are already battening down the hatches. They have speeded the construction of a vast concrete wall along Israel’s 240-km (150-mile) border with Egypt and deployed another brigade to patrol

ICJ Ruling on the Fence

Coverage of the UN court's condemnation of the security fence omitted some key information.

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