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Gaza Doctor Says Death Toll Inflated

YNet News asks: What really is behind the numbers reported on the number of civilian casualties in the Gaza Strip? Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera reported Thursday that a doctor working in Gaza’s Shifa Hospital claimed that Hamas has intentionally inflated the number of casualties resulting from Israel’s Operation Cast Lead. “The number of deceased

UN School: Media Absolves Hamas

With Hamas using the civilian population of Gaza as a human shield, we warned in our last communique of the imminent danger of a future mass casualty event and the increased pressure on Israel from media reaction. With Hamas losing on the battlefield, we posited that the terrorist group would hit back by cynically causing civilian casualties to achieve what

Israel at War: A Primer

Background & key issues behind Israel’s campaign against Hamas in Gaza.

The Economist’s Occasional Stone-throwing

The Economist‘s print edition features the effects of Israel’s security barrier on the residents of the West Bank village of Nilin (also known as Naalin). According to The Economist: Every week, protesting villagers and campaigners from outside walk towards the confiscated land and shout at the Israelis. The demonstrations are usually peaceful, but occasionally a

Nahal Oz: A Case Study in Flawed Reporting

A brief survey of some UK media’s coverage of a Palestinian terror attack on the Nahal Oz fuel depot identifies some examples of subtle bias and weak reporting. Skewed headlines: “Israel hits back after two die in crossing attack“: Despite the fact that Palestinian terrorists instigated this fatal cross-border attack on Nahal Oz, The Guardian’s

Cartoons and Conspiracies

A poisonous pen scribbles in South Africa while an old canard resurfaces in Australia.

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