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Baby Killers: BBC Butchers the Real Story

Baby Killers: BBC Butchers the Real Story

A mother, father and three of their children were stabbed to death. But the BBC is more concerned with “settlements”.

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: Arab Days of Rage are trendy, but none are directed at Israel. Myth: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the biggest source of regional

“Huge Settlement” = Huge Mess

On 24 December, Israeli father-of-seven Meir Chai, 45, was murdered in a terror attack in the West Bank. This act of murder received scant coverage in the international media (irrespective of the timing during the holiday season). The Israeli response, however, which saw three terrorists responsible for the fatal attack killed in an IDF raid, generated some disgraceful headlines, which HonestReporting

The Times: Reinterpreting International Law

When do journalists become experts in “international law”? The Times’s James Hider writes an analysis piece “Geneva Conventions give the lie to Israeli stance on new settlements“. Putting aside one’s personal views on the desirability or otherwise of Israeli settlements, it is a particularly inappropriate turn of phrase in the headline to accuse Israel of lying.

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