The Associated Press’s news story on the upcoming Great Return March echoes Israeli talking points…
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Eleven years ago, Alison Weir published an account of the Associated Press erasing footage of an Israeli soldier intentionally shooting a Palestinian boy (originally published in CounterPunch). This was part of a pattern by the AP, as described in the article.
What is AP erasing, ignoring and leaving out these days?
The report, published today, said Facebook and Instagram showed bias against Palestinians during a brutal Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in May 2021.
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) calls out the Biden administration’s feeble response to Israel’s killing of a prominent American citizen: he asks the hard questions (why haven’t they been asked before?) that could trigger the withholding of US military aid to Israel.
Little Faroud Abu Naja died while Israel “studied” his request for a travel permit to obtain medical care just 66 miles from his home. Faroud is one of over 4,000 residents of Gaza whose medical care Israel has interfered with so far in 2022.
Once again, the U.S. mainstream media is missing — or covering up — a central reason that Israel carried out a preemptive attack on Gaza, killing 46 Palestinians, including 16 children.
It’s been a problem for years, but it’s getting worse: Israel routinely denies travel permits for Gazan children needing advanced medical treatment; Israel also blocks entrance of advanced medical equipment to Gaza’s doctors.
Israel has destroyed Palestinian hospitals, attacked patients, denied medical travel permits & targeted healthcare workers…The American Medical Association has issued press releases calling the targeting of healthcare workers in Ukraine “unconscionable.” They must also do this for Palestinians…
Israeli forces killed 16-year-old Ghaith Yameen in Nablus during a raid early Wednesday morning. The killing comes just days after Israeli forces killed 16-year-old Amjad Walid Hussein Fayed in Jenin.
A comprehensive report on Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder, and why it played out the way it did. Her story, like that of the Palestinian people, is one of courage in the face of injustice. In mourning her murder, let us acknowledge the facts of Palestinian life – and death.