Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

‘Sometimes, It’s What The Media Doesn’t Say’

May 1, 2017

“The thing which stands out most – and is most infuriating – about the opinion piece published by Marwan Barghouti in the ‘New York Times’ is the single sentence below the article identifying the author. “Marwan Barghouti is a Palestinian leader and parliamentarian”, it says dryly. That isn’t an error, that is an intentional deception.

“Anyone who reads the column without prior knowledge of the facts will come to the conclusion that Barghouti is a freedom fighter imprisoned for his views. Nothing is further from the truth. The missing part of the column is that Marwan Barghouti is a murderer. He was convicted in a civilian (not military) court on five separate counts of murder of innocent civilians. He was involved in dozens of attempted terror attacks. He caused people to lose their families and led to people being maimed. He destroyed lives.

Barghouti doesn’t only believe in violence, he also believes that its permissible to lie. He believes in the approach, which typifies terror organizations, that the West is weak and naïve, and so our media and good intentions should be cynically abused to attack us from within.

“The attempt by the New York Times “to be balanced” amuses Barghouti. He understands that this sacred attempt at balance creates equal standing between murderer and murdered, terrorist and victim, lie and truth. (more…)

‘No Respect For Neighbours’

November 22, 2016
Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, Al-Fakhariyya Minaret

Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, Al-Fakhariyya Minaret

From Israel:
“A BILL aimed at banning mosques from broadcasting the Muslim prayer call over loudspeaker at night and early morning…has sparked outrage among Muslims who claim they are being discriminated against.

“But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims the bill is not intended to suppress Islam, but aims to protect citizens from noise disturbance. Coalition parties are expected to back the legislation…

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