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Hate Sheikh Fires Parting Shot in The Guardian

Hate Sheikh Fires Parting Shot in The Guardian

An anti-Semitic sheikh attacks Israel’s alleged mistreatment of its Arab citizens.

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Ten Years Since Something That Never Happened: A Learning Moment for the Guardian

This guest post by Myrrh is republished courtesy of Harry’s Place. [I submitted this to The Guardian as a commentary piece on April 4.  On April 12 they confirmed that they will not be running it.  Both Brian Whitaker, former Middle East Editor and current CiF editor, and Harriet Sherwood, currently the Jerusalem correspondent, have informed me

Back to LiftaLand

A judge struck down Israeli plans to develop Lifta, an abandoned Arab village on Jerusalem’s northwestern outskirts. Haaretz reports: The appellants had claimed the plan would deprive the former residents – some of whom are still living in East Jerusalem – of their rights to properties they left behind when fleeing the area in 1948.

Israel Responds to Guardian Child Abuse Charge

The Guardian saw fit to publish eight letters in response to accusations of Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees. Only one of those (January’s Letter of the Month) sided with Israel. The Guardian has, however, given the press attache for the Israeli Embassy in London, Amir Ofek, the opportunity to respond, which we republish in

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A Stab at Editorial Transparency

The Guardian’s new blog, Newsdesk Live, looks like something worth keeping a half-eye on — especially on days when the paper’s bash-Israel coverage gets extra prominence. I’ll credit the paper for taking a stab at editorial transparency. In this blog, the paper’s editors explain the thought process behind the way they cover each day’s big stories, and

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