The Economist is currently promoting a seven-part “special report” titled “Six days of war, 50 years of occupation”. The online version of the unattributed sixth installment goes under the title “The half-life on an occupied Palestine”. The article, quite predictably, solely blames Israel for the occupation and suggests that Palestinians have no responsibility for the ongoing conflict
In addition to the false suggestion that there’s a concrete wall surrounding Gaza, the claim that “with few exceptions, no one has been allowed in or out since…2007” is absurd, as data from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian territory (OCHA oPt) demonstrates.
An article at the Financial Times written by their Jerusalem correspondent John Reed (Extreme remote working at Gaza’s ‘weird news’ bureau’, July 29th) focuses on a Gazan named Rawa Othman. Othman’s job, according […]
On July 8th, Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow tweeted this: Says it all:The abandoned wheelchair at the Erez crossing into Gaza: they wouldn’t open the bigger gate to let it thru […]
Mads Gilbert is a Norwegian doctor, commentator and “radical Maoist politician” who openly supported the “moral right” of Al Qaeda to murder thousands of Americans on 9/11. Gilbert was also one of the authors of a […]
This was published at HonestReporting by Simon Plosker As NGO Monitor has extensively detailed, Physicians For Human Rights (Israel) has a radical political agenda far removed from simple medical matters. It’s therefore no surprise that the […]
Slow news day in Israel for Sherwood? No worries. Just regurgitate lies, damn lies, and statistics about the “cruel” Gaza blockade
A guest post by blogger Daphne Anson Reading the Guardian on Israel is always a queasy experience. Were it not for the fact that Harriet Sherwood’s Guardian report of 30 November headed […]