There seems to be no limit to the lengths the Guardian will go to ignore, obfuscate or excuse Palestinian extremism, incitement or historical revisionism. Their former Middle East Editor, Ian Black, provided his take on Mahmoud Abbas’s recent speech in Ramallah and characteristically airbrushed the most indefensible parts in order to maintain the narrative of a ‘moderate’, even “principled” Palestinian President.
The low lights of a diatribe against the world in Ramallah last night by the Palestinian “president”, who today celebrated the 12th year of a 4 year term, included his characterisation of Israel as a European “colonialist project, which has nothing to do with the Jews”. Thus far, among UK media outlets, only The Telegraph covered Abbas’s speech. However, their article ignored his antisemitic smear.
A report at the Independent by Ben Lynfield focuses on Palestinian activists who are “scathing about the Pope’s plans to make the first visit by a pontiff to the tomb of Theodor Herzl”, […]
Giles Fraser’s April 5 column in the Guardian about Zionism in the context of the recent rise of right-wing antisemitism in Hungary includes the following passages: Regularly, on the Hungarian football terraces, a familiar […]
A guest post by AKUS I received this picture from a friend: The bearded man on the huge picture – on a well-known landmark at the entry to Herzliya near the Tel-Aviv-Haifa […]
So, another day, another CiF piece by a pro-Palestinian activist who seeks Israel’s destruction by an unlimited “right of return” for (per the contributor, Sam Bahour, Welcome to Palestine – if you can […]
CiF Watch is certainly a blog in every sense of the word, but we also are a community – one which not only fights anti-Semitism and the assault on Israel’s legitimacy at […]