The Independent evidently has no idea why Co-op Bank closed the account of the “pro-Palestine” NGO Friends of Al-Aqsa. A Jan. 6 Indy report (Co-op Bank shuts down account belonging to Palestinian NGO Friends of […]
Cross posted from the blog of Richard Millett There was a burning question at the back of my mind when two highly successful Israeli Arabs came to London today to tell a […]
Here’s the latest installment in our monthly round-up of BDS fails. (When debating those who contend that BDS is succeeding, consider citing some of these examples.) Economic BDS Fails: Florida becomes 5th […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier Yesterday, 28/01/2016, I was at the University of Kent to hear a talk by Amira Hass titled ‘Israel and the Palestinians: Colonialism and Prospects […]
Richard Millett’s first hand account of violence by pro-Palestinian activists at an LSE Israel Society talk at Kings College featuring former Israeli Shin Bet chief Ami Ayalon – cross posted here – not only went viral, but […]
Cross posted from the blog of Richard Millett I was patiently queuing for Ami Ayalon’s joint KCL and LSE Israel Society’s’ talk outside the Norfolk Building of King’s College, London tonight. I […]
When British Jews continue to claim in overwhelming numbers that media coverage of Israel incites antisemitism in the UK, they typically refer to hyperbolic and grossly misleading headlines, demonizing rhetoric and context-free […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier Recent events within the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) suggest that the movement is losing the fight to keep its internal extremists at bay and […]
Here’s a look back at our most popular posts in 2015. UK Media Watch would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy new year! 1. Telegraph and Daily […]
Here’s the latest installment in our monthly series of posts detailing BDS fails: Economic BDS Fails Texas company Revionics Inc. has acquired Israeli company Marketyze, Texas-based end-to-end merchandize optimization developer Revionics Inc. has acquired Israeli […]
Yesterday we posted about an article at The Independent on Donald Trump’s scheduled visit to Israel – Trump to visit controversial Jerusalem site, Israel PM Netanyahu, reports say, Dec. 11. (Trump, who’s been […]
Abunimah, for those unaware, Abunimah is an Ivy League educated American ‘activist’ who rejects the right of the Jewish state to exist within any borders, defended Hamas’s summary execution of ‘collaborators’, advances bizarre anti-Israel conspiracy theories, has expressed support for a new violent intifada, suggested that Zionism is similar to Nazism and once even evoked the antisemitic charge that Israel harvests organs of Palestinian children.
Ben White is a freelance pro-Palestinian activist and writer, and author of “Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide”. White, who opposes the continued existence of the Jewish state within any borders, accuses Israel […]
Most troubling of course is the decision – presumably by sub-editors – to evoke such historically toxic imagery evoking the stereotypical wealthy Jew stealthily controlling the levers of political fortunes.
The charge that Israeli security forces are nonchalantly killing any Palestinians even “suspected” of a crime is a smear against police and soldiers who are trying to defend against ongoing and extremely well–documented attempts by Palestinians to stab and hack Jews to death – on ongoing spate of antisemitic violence (82 stabbings, 30 shootings, and 12 car rammings) which has claimed 22 lives and injured more than 200.
The Guardian published a story today on a parliamentary committee investigating the objectivity ABC (Australia) Middle East correspondent Sophie McNeill. The row was instigated, the Guardian’s Amanda Mead explained, in part because […]
Mira Bar-Hillel is a journalist for the London Evening Standard (on property and land issues) who’s been a frequent contributor at The Independent on issues pertaining to British Jewry and antisemitism – this despite the fact […]
Here’s the latest installment in our monthly round-up of BDS fails: Economic BDS Fails · Legatum Prosperity Index retains Israel at #38 in the world, just behind Italy · Israel, Jordan launch first […]
Does the BBC live up to these claims and to audience expectations? Is an in-house complaints system fit for purpose in 2015 when most other regulatory bodies have outsourced complaints to the independent sector such as an ombudsman, Ofcom, Ofsted? Does the BBC meet its expectation to be accurate and fair, insightful and independent? How does this BBC aim sit alongside a free press, unencumbered by input that is set to frame the notion of what a better citizen might be?
Sandra White is a Scottish National Party MSP for the Glasgow Kelvin constituency, and is reportedly the most active MSP in lobbying for pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel positions. The SNP was recently forced to […]