This week’s Watchdog of the Week goes to Lydia Rivlin from London who managed to get her letter published in The Independent in response to columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s ugly opinion piece that HonestReporting recently critiqued. Lydia was a former employee of the BBC before leaving in disgust at what she describes as the “sexism and…
The UK Jewish community asks why a political party leadership contender associates with anti-Semites. Yasmin Alibhai-Brown opines that it’s all a “hard Zionist” conspiracy.
The Independent corrects the error after wrongly referring to Israel’s security barrier as a “high wall.”
The Independent’s Yasmin Alibhai-Brown claims that Israel is “now more wicked and dangerous than Hamas” and praises anti-Zionist Jews who demonize Israel.
Amnesty International releases a report accusing Hamas of committing war crimes. The Independent has a hard time accepting this.
Yara Hawari attacks Israel and its democracy opining that Palestinians denied the vote by their own leaders can’t vote Israel out of existence.
Since when was being located there a prerequisite for criticizing a country? It is for The Independent when Madonna criticized French anti-Semitism.
An article in The Independent contains multiple examples of flawed and biased anti-Israel journalism.
Is it a coincidence that The Independent quotes sources in the same story who both promote the Israel “apartheid” libel?
The Independent posts a video of Palestinian protests from 2011 while claiming it to be recent footage.