Burley-Sunshine-Ross’s version of “antifascism” involves viciously attacking longtime critics of Israeli apartheid like David Rovics, Norman Finkelstein, Alison Weir, Medea Benjamin, etc The goal: destroy the movement, one victim at a time…
Gazan children’s artwork traumatizes ‘UK Lawyers For Israel’
London hospital removes Gaza children’s artwork after a complaint by ‘UK Lawyers for Israel’ on behalf of Jewish patients who felt ‘vulnerable’ and ‘victimised’ by the Palestinian artwork
Harvard reinstates offer to former HRW chief after Israel controversy
Roth remains concerned, stating: “Criticizing Israel is not limited to me, and most scholars have no comparable capacity to mobilize public attention” He also seeks clarification about who was behind the dean’s original decision (some names have already been floated)
Ed Dept resists pro-Israel pressure to adopt new antisemitism definition
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights resisted pressure to adopt an Israel-centric definition of antisemitism that Israel and its partisans have been embedding in institutions around the world…
I once ran Human Rights Watch. Harvard blocked my fellowship over Israel
Kenneth Roth: “I was told that my fellowship at the Kennedy School was vetoed over my and Human Rights Watch’s criticism of Israel. How can an institution that purports to address foreign policy – that even hosts a human rights policy center – avoid criticism of Israel?”
Twitter suspends Palestinian journalist Arikat, and media response — silence
Twitter continues its censorship of Palestinians; does new owner Elon Musk need to address the algorithms and individuals still in place responsible for the censorship?
As Twitter censorship is revealed, will Palestine remain canceled?
Twitter’s secret blacklists are being revealed in the new Twitter Files releases. Will the project also investigate Twitter’s suppression of Palestinian content? Twitter’s former chief censor Yoel Roth has tweeted against criticism of Israel. And one of the journalists investigating Twitter’s censorship, Bari Weiss, has been called a “Zionist fanatic of near-unhinged proportions,” – and says she “happily plead[s] guilty as charged.” Weiss has a history of working to cancel people and suppress negative facts about Israel…
Social media’s history of suppressing Palestine content
Social media platforms Twitter, Facebook & Instagram have repressed Palestinian voices for years, often at the direction of the Israeli government…
Israel’s latest killing spree – minor news to US media
American mainstream media have averted their gaze (again) from Palestinian suffering. Eleven Palestinian deaths in seven days is apparently not news.
Social media accused of censoring Palestinian content
In 2021 the Columbia Journalism Review reported that many analysts believed that Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram were deliberately censoring Palestinian content…