Marc Lamont Hill, in Nazareth 2014. screenshot from Vimeo video. As is often the case with proponents of justice for Palestinians, Marc Lamont Hill was watched closely by Israel partisans as he spoke before the UN last week. They took a phrase – one phrase – from the speech and threw the rest aside, hoping…
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CNN has fired commentator Marc Lamont Hill for a speech that he gave at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People at the UN on Wednesday. Pro-Israel groups and individuals immediately criticized Hill, and CNN quickly fired him. See the speech…
Gideon Levy calls out US media’s cowardice. He highlights the double standard in which Palestinians can only be villainized, but Israel can only be defended, and the misuse of the term “anti-Semitism.” How is it that an Israeli newspaper can publish this, but in the US, CNN is required to fire Marc Lamont Hill?
For 75 years, Israel has denied its dispossession and expulsion of the Palestinians. Now, belatedly, the international community must recognize the Nakba
Just weeks after Kenneth Roth lost (and then regained) a post at Harvard over his criticism of Israel, another highly qualified Jewish American is squeezed out of her nomination for a top human rights position in the State Department for the same reason.
Yair Lapid’s brazen demand for impunity for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh is a disturbing reflection of the US-Israeli relationship.
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.
The moment I irritated defenders of Israel on social media, I was summarily fired from my job as a newspaper columnist… I’ve noticed that a lot of people who are ostensibly pro-free speech have little to say when critics of Israel are met with professional consequences…
As is standard practice in American mainstream media, CNN and NPR buried a major story critical of Israel so deep, it’s almost like it never happened.
Trump’s anti-Semitism envoy boldly equates anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism, & considers Israel “a central tenet” of Judaism – despite the many voices within the global Jewish community, including within Israel itself, critical of Israel. Carr demands: Every law enforcement office and every prosecutorial agency must force everybody who has even a hint of antisemitism to undergo a tolerance program.