Cohen’s column comes amid a sudden spate of high-level panic about the BDS movement.
Israel’s officially-incited racism against Africans and Palestinians is no secret. So why does it rarely make its way into mainstream media?
Going back to the creation of Israel, Palestinians have almost never seen the killers of their children receive appropriate punishment.
A plain reading of the “correction” is that it is an effort to mislead readers into thinking the United States has never considered Israeli settlements to be illegal.
“He should have been shot and killed already,” Israeli army-linked blogger says of Palestinian child arrested four times.
Is the resort to timid and euphemistic language a form of reflexive self-censorship to avoid the wrath of the anti-Palestinian lobby?
In other circumstances this might be called “apartheid” or “Jim Crow.”
A New York Times headline accidentally told the truth, before it was “corrected” to remove the words Israeli-occupied.
Given the omissions in three recent Times articles, it’s no wonder so many Americans are in the dark when it comes to Israel.
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