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Strangling the Messengers – Palestine and the high price of telling the truth

Posted by shuraka on August 1, 2002

By: Dennis Bernstein, Covert Action Quarterly, summer 2002

The word is out: Any U.S. journalist, columnist, editor, college professor, student-activist, public official or clergy member who dares to speak critically of Israel or accurately report the brutalities of its illegal occupation will be vilified as an anti-Semite by the well-oiled Israeli lobby and its supporters. And any who dare speak truth about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict aren’t simply vilified: Many have been threatened with death, some have been fired from their jobs; others’ families have been driven from their homes. Every effort is made to silence these voices and suppress discussion of what Israel is actually doing to the Palestinian people. Read the rest of this entry »

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