Though there is serious disagreement about whether Zwaiter was directly involved in the Munich attack itself, his connection to Fatah/PLO, and his involvement in helping to plot terror attacks more broadly, isn’t debatable.
Either way, the claim that he was assassinated merely “for being Palestinian” is a flat-out lie.
Is this merely an “editing error”, or does this British tabloid really think that the Israeli athletes brutally murdered by Palestinians during 1972 Olympics were “terrorists”? Here’s the strap line in an […]
A source recently forwarded us the following email, confirming information we had received a couple of weeks ago. We have been monitoring Sherwood’s work at the Guardian since her debut as their […]
The following piece was published by CK at Jewlicious on July 27, 2012. [Editor’s note: As you’ll understand by reading the post, the title is not at all meant as a show […]
H/T Armaros The following video was produced by the Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC). SWC notes that Guri Weinberg was one month old when his father, Moshe Weinberg, and ten other Israeli athletes were tortured and murdered […]
Despite a last-minute appeal to IOC President Jacques Rogge by widows of two of the murdered Israelis, the Olympic Committee still refuses to hold an official minute of silence to commemorate the 11 victims at the opening […]
After reading the following Guardian/Press Association story, ‘London 2012: Silence held for 1972 Munich victims at athletes’ village‘, July 23, (and photo caption) please comment and let us know if you think […]
The following was written by Ben Roback, ‘Minute For Munich’ Campaign Coordinator. As you are aware, there have been a number of campaigns urging the IOC to hold a minutes’ silence during the Opening […]
In a new campaign (#justoneminute) Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Danny Ayalon, calls on the International Olympic Committee to dedicate a minute of silence, at this summer’s London Olympic Games, in memory of the […]
My post on March 23rd, 2011 – following a terrorist bombing in Jerusalem which killed one woman and injured dozens – critiqued coverage of the attack by the Guardian’s Conal Urquhart (who was filling […]
As Akus and Hadar recently reported, the Guardian “Style Guide” not only advises their journalists against writing that Israel’s capital is Jerusalem, but actually encourages them to lie by insisting that Tel Aviv is, in […]
The Guardian’s sports section is currently running a series entitled ’50 stunning Olympic moments’. The placing of an article about the murders of the Israeli athletes at the 1972 games under that […]
Joe Stork, deputy director of the Middle East and North Africa division for Human Right Watch, published a piece at CiF, “Bahrain’s Medics are the targets of retribution“, May 5. Stork, for […]
September is the 37th anniversary of the Munich Massacre – when members of the Israeli Olympic team, in Munich, were taken hostage and eventually murdered by the terrorist group Black September. Black September is affiliated with Fatah, […]
From Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook at Palestinian Media Watch. On Sept. 5, 1972, eight members of the Palestinian terror organization Black September broke into the athletes’ village at the Munich Olympics. […]