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The Independent’s “Palestinian Marys”

The Independent has made no secret of its one-sided “campaigning journalism”. Most recently, the paper failed to retract Robert Fisk’s false accusation that Israel had used a “secret uranium bomb” in Lebanon. Now, the Independent’s seasonal appeal, featuring a variety of international charities, also focuses on the Palestinians. In a 23 December appeal, Johann Hari employs emotive religious symbolism, asking “What would happen

Beit Hanoun In Context

HonestReporting calls on the media to recognize the circumstances surrounding this terrible accident.

Indie Fails to Retract False Allegations

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during the recent conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into

No Retraction For Indie’s False Uranium Libel

HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during this summer’s conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into the allegations.

Indie’s Uranium Charges

Over the years, Israel has been accused of many diabolical acts and condemned before the full evidence is presented. The Jenin “massacre” and Gaza Beach libels are but two examples. Now, the Independent of 28 October has run a front page exclusive by Robert Fisk alleging Israeli use of a “secret uranium bomb” in Lebanon during the recent war. The charge is

Clearing the Summer Rains

HonestReporting challenges some of the misconceptions surrounding Israel's Gaza operation.

Distorted Imagery

HonestReporting takes a look at some of the images published on the Gaza situation.

Jon Snow’s Explosive C4 Attack on Israel

Demonstrating an intense hostility towards Israel and his guest, Deputy Ambassador Zvi Ravner, Jon Snow makes some incredible and disturbing statements during an interview on Channel 4 News. (Click here to view the interview.) Snow attacks Ravner: You’ve cut off the water, you’ve cut off the petrol, you’ve cut off the electricity and you’re starving

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