Tag Archives: The Guardian

Nukes & Apartheid: The Guardian’s Double Libel

The Guardian claims an exclusive with a front page story: “Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons” accompanied by a number of related articles, including “Israel and apartheid: a marriage of convenience and military might“. These articles are based on a new book by American academic, Sasha Polakow-Suransky. The latter headline is revealing

BBC Complaints: A Complaint in Itself

According to the BBC Complaints website, the process for making a formal complaint is “designed to be straightforward to use and to enable us to address your concerns properly.” Yet, every time we put out a call to action, we would receive e-mails from confused readers who couldn’t figure out how to make their complaint.

Guardian’s Dodgy Death Toll

The Guardian’s Ian Black examines a report on Arab human rights abuses issued by a Cairo based organisation. While this could be a welcome break from the newspaper’s regular focus on alleged Israeli “human rights violations”, the story contains the following: The report highlights “grave and ongoing” Israeli violations of Palestinian rights, especially in the Gaza Strip, in

Swimming in the CiF Cesspool

Veteran and respected British journalist Harold Evans wrote a damning indictment of the Goldstone Report in The Guardian’s op-ed section, a venue not normally the preserve of any positive pieces on Israel: The rockets were war crimes and ought to have been universally condemned as such. While new rockets hit Israel over many months there

Temple Mount Troubles

Scenes of violence on and around the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City are currently causing further damage to Israel’s already fragile diplomatic and public image. Descriptions of Israeli police “storming” the Temple Mount add to the impression, aided by the inflammatory rhetoric of Palestinian groups and neighbouring Arab states, that Israel is carrying out

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