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Archive for December, 2007

All the News That’s NOT Fit to Print

Posted by shuraka on December 18, 2007

All the News That’s NOT Fit to Print – The Exclusion of the Fourth Geneva Convention in the New York Times’ Coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Story By Rima Abdelkader, NEW YORK, (Arabisto.com)

The New York Times, often called the national newspaper of record and viewed as a highly reputable and dependable source for news internationally, has become immersed in a maelstrom of controversy over its exclusion of the Fourth Geneva Convention in its reportage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  Howard Friel, co-author of “The Record of the Paper: How the New York Times Misreports U.S. Foreign Policy,” who precipitated this discussion, questioned whether Israel’s historical and continuing settlement of East Jerusalem and the West Bank should not be referred to within The New York Times’ reportage as a major violation of international law, rather than consistently ignored, as is generally the case.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Graffiti artist Banksy goes to the Holy Land

Posted by shuraka on December 5, 2007

Donkey ID 

By Rebecca Harrison

BRITISH graffiti artist Banksy is trying to bring cheer and boost tourism in Bethlehem this Christmas with a series of subversive murals in the town revered as Jesus’s birthplace. Read the rest of this entry »

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They Have Their Doubts Too!

Posted by shuraka on December 4, 2007

Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban

Amidst grand talk about making peace without even mentioning the Israeli occupation of Arab territories, which is the core reason for all kinds of suffering in the Middle East, Israel is devoting time, money and energy to make the world “doubt” the film aired by the television channel France 2, which recorded the determination of Israelis to deprive the Palestinian child, Muhammad al-Durrah of his right to live. Read the rest of this entry »

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