Anti-Israel propagandists, no matter how ludicrous their accusation, can always expect a fair hearing and ample publicity from the Guardian – especially as it involves BDS.
Here’s the latest installment in our ongoing series documenting BDS fails.
A British musician (and anti-Israel activist) named Brian Eno denied permission for the Israeli dance company Batsheva to continue using his music for a series of performances in Italy, the Guardian reported yesterday […]
The fact that the Adelson funded group does not fund the Stop the Jew Hatred poster campaign isn’t merely a tiny detail in a larger story. It’s pretty much the entire story. Remarkably, the headline and opening passage in the article have not been amended to reflect the Maccabee group’s denial.
For the second time in little over a year, the Guardian has managed to portray the radical, regressive anti-Zionist group Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) in a sympathetic light. The latest article, which appeared in the Guardian on Aug. 24th and is titled ‘GOP mega-donor funds group calling pro-Palestine US students ‘Jew haters’, reports on a Sheldon Adelson funded group which targets BDS and which accuses individual pro-Palestinian students of supporting terrorism and promoting antisemitism.
An article in the Independent by Rachel Revesz (New York governor Andrew Cuomo orders a boycott of anti-Israel movement, June 7th) included the following characterization of the BDS movement. The Boycott, Divestment […]
What’s been called the Knife Intifada began last year in early October, when Mohammad Halabi went on a stabbing rampage in Jerusalem’s Old City, killing Nehemia Lavi, 41, and Aharon Banito, 21, and […]
An April 20th Guardian report on Britain’s National Union of Students (NUS) election was titled ‘NUS elects first female black Muslim president after tense contest’. However, the report by Jessica Elgot fails […]
In an article published in the books section of their website, the Guardian did what it always does – amplifying the efforts of marginal, extremist anti-Israel bigots who wish to completely boycott, […]
One of the reasons given by the British government for plans to ban regional boycotts against Israel (BDS) is that such actions specifically targeting the only Jewish state stokes antisemitism in the […]
The BDS campaign (boycotts, sanctions and divestment) against Israel represents a malevolent, reactionary political force which is antisemitic in effect if not intent, in that it singles out Israel (and only Israel), the […]
British media reports about BDS often follow a familiar pattern. First, they misleadingly characterize the movement as progressive, peaceful and merely focused on ending the occupation. Then, they prominently feature – and […]
We recently posted about a motion passed by the executive council of the National Union of Students (the confederation of 600 students’ unions in the UK) to boycott Israel – one which, quite remarkably, […]
Amanda Holpuch‘s article in the Guardian (Website targets pro-Palestinian students in effort to harm job prospects, May 27) focuses on a new pro-Israel group called Canary Mission, which it darkly refers to […]
Cross posted from the blog of David Collier So much talk, so many arguments. Unsurprisingly, many of the people who favour boycotting Israeli academics, shouting down anyone speaking in favour of Israel, […]
Cross posted from Harry’s Place The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) has (or has had) various links with individuals and regimes which might be considered dubious. Here, Student Rights reports on […]