It is perfectly legitimate to criticise Israeli settlement policy, a topic that has consumed a great deal of newspaper column inches in recent weeks. What is not legitimate, however, is to make arguments based on false claims and hyperbole, lacking in context while resorting to intemperate language. Writing in The Guardian, Marxist psychoanalyst Professor Slavoj…
The media rushes to promote another report based on unverifiable allegations from Gaza.
Incendiary headlines and a cynical op-ed contort the “Judenrein” term.
As recently as May 2009, HonestReporting critiqued Guardian columnist Jonathan Steele’s justification for Palestinian terror against Israel and his tacit support for foreign leaders who give it their backing. Continuing in the same vein, Steele now writes about US President Obama’s recent Mideast speech, stating that: Short of helping to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict, the…
Jonathan Steele says states are entitled to support Palestinian terror.
The events surrounding the Durban 2 conference and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s foul mouthed speech have provoked much debate. While most media outlets condemned Ahmadinejad, there were still a few commentators who took the opportunity to defend the Iranian president’s views on Israel. One of these is Martin Jacques in the New Statesman: In fact, the Israelis offer a sad…
Shouldn’t the UN be promoting human rights instead of racism as the organization’s integrity takes a pounding?
BBC’s Mideast editor rebuked for breaching impartiality and accuracy rules.
How did CNN fail to spot the danger signs when they hired a Fatah activist?
Ha’aretz and The Guardian’s war crimes allegations debunked.