Tag Archives: The Guardian

Terrorism in Mumbai

When will the media show some consistency in defining terror?

Spouting For Hamas

The Guardian gave op-ed space on 21 November to Azzam Tamimi, a known Hamas supporter who claims that Israel is responsible for the latest violence in Gaza. Tamimi claims that the “hudna” or truce was broken by Israel when “On November 4 the Israeli army penetrated Gaza, killing six Hamas officers under the pretext of having

The Economist’s Occasional Stone-throwing

The Economist‘s print edition features the effects of Israel’s security barrier on the residents of the West Bank village of Nilin (also known as Naalin). According to The Economist: Every week, protesting villagers and campaigners from outside walk towards the confiscated land and shout at the Israelis. The demonstrations are usually peaceful, but occasionally a

Palestinians Get Off Scot Free

HR UK drew attention to an anti-Israel polemic in The Scotsman by artist Jane Frere, publicising her new exhibition. Despite this propaganda piece employing analogies between Israel and Nazi Germany, promoting historical revisionism and making serious and unsubstantiated allegations against the Israeli military, The Scotsman did not see fit, to the best of our knowledge, to

Journalist’s Abuse Claims Refuted

On July 2, a number of media outlets, including The Independent, reported that an award-winning Palestinian journalist from Gaza had been physically abused by Israeli security at the Jordanian border on his way back from the UK. Writing in The Guardian, polemicist John Pilger went further, retelling Mohammed Omer’s story verbatim while claiming, outrageously and

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