The claim that it’s “totally forbidden” to carry or display a Palestinian flag in Jerusalem is simply false. We confirmed this during a conversation with Israeli Police Foreign Press Spokesperson Mickey Rosenfeld. Further, as we tweeted yesterday, the photographer himself has published photos depicting Palestinians with Palestinian flags.
Palestinian propaganda since the latest wave of terror attacks against Israeli Jews has been conspiratorial in nature, suggesting that innocent Palestinians have been “executed” by police, who then plant knives at the scene to cover up their crimes. Though most mainstream media outlets haven’t accepted this narrative, it is becoming common to see report which give credibility to Palestinian claims that Israeli police and security personnel have been using ‘excessive force’ when responding to such terror attacks.
The term ‘price tag attack‘ – typically referring to reprisals (by a small radical fringe) against Palestinians for Israeli government action against settlement activity – is a curious term as used of late by UK journalists, […]
UK media coverage of “tensions” at the Temple Mount at times devolves into the absurd, mostly due to the way in which ‘professional’ journalists accept and normalize the logic of Islamist intolerance […]
A guest post by AKUS Approximately two years ago an ugly incident in the Israeli town of Bet Shemesh drew wide – in fact, global – attention. An ultra-Orthodox fanatic spat on […]
H/T CAMERA On Jan. 13, we criticized a story by Harriet Sherwood (‘Israel evicts E1 Palestinian peace camp activists‘) about Palestinian protesters who set up a tent city named Bab al-Shams – in […]
Harriet Sherwood’s latest report, ‘Israel evicts E1 Palestinian peace camp activists‘, Jan. 13, about Palestinian protesters who set up a tent city, named Bab al-Shams, in the area between Jerusalem and Ma’ale Adumim […]
I spent the day participating in a media tour of Sderot and other Israeli towns close to the border with Gaza. The day included a security briefing, several Code Red (Tzeva Adom) […]
A H/T for this post goes to Israelinurse Considering that Israel hosts the highest density of foreign correspondents per capita in the world, which results in a magnified media spotlight upon events […]