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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

Deported for “Criticism” of Israel?

The Guardian’s headline “US academic deported and banned for criticising Israel” immediately conjures up an image of a regime where freedom of expression is under threat from an authoritarian government. Israel, where people are free to express their opinions and criticise the government in the strongest terms, is certainly not one of those places. The Guardian,

Gaza: UK Media Reacts Against Israel

The past few days of Israeli counter-terror operations in the Gaza Strip were bound to create a media frenzy and the UK press doesn’t disappoint. HonestReporting has already released a Special Report explaining the context behind Israel’s actions and offering talking points to use in responses to media bias. We strongly recommend reading this report

Special Report: Gaza – Israel Responds to Hamas’s Escalation

A look at the context behind Israel’s military ops in Gaza.

C4 Goes Inside Hamas

A Channel 4 documentary, “Inside Hamas”, broadcast on 10 February, gained unprecedented access to the inside of the terrorist organisation. Writing in The Spectator, film-maker Mike Chamberlain describes what went on during the filming: There were no spin doctors in sight, as [director] Rodrigo filmed internal meetings of the police and private parliamentary discussions. He accompanied

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