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"When they rape you don't object": Israeli "satire" show incites hatred of Muslims, Europeans

The popular Israeli web-based satirical show LatmaTV has released a musical video containing crude anti-Muslim stereotypes and mocking Europeans as “dummies” for supposedly allowing their countries to be taken over by Islam and turned into “Eurabia.” In one sequence, a Norwegian father tells his blonde daughter about Muslims: “When they rape you don’t object for that is politically incorrect.” 

Israel as a spurned Facebook friend: the worst propaganda video ever?

A new Israel propaganda video uses a Facebook motif to present Israel as the eternal victim of unremitting violence and enmity while skipping over Israel’s record of ethnic cleansing, occupation, colonization, violence and official hatred against Palestinians, Arabs and Muslims. 

The Electronic Intifada barred from reporting inside UK “delegitimization” conference

An anti-Palestinian conference due to take place in the UK tomorrow has barred The Electronic Intifada from attending the event, despite admitting other journalists will be given free entry. “The Big Tent For Israel” in Manchester will bring together an alliance of pro-Israel groups specifically to combat the increasingly successful Palestinian campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS). New Israeli ambassador Daniel Tuab is due to address the conference as keynote speaker, according to its program. The event is focused on a 2010 report by influential Israeli think tank the Reut Institute, which named London as the “hub of hubs of delegitimization”. 

Hollywood actors to visit Israel on a trip co-sponsored by AIPAC

Hollywood actors and industry executives are due to take part in an Israeli propaganda delegation this week, as the Israeli government and US lobbies continue to attempt to stifle the arts and culture boycott against Israeli apartheid. 

Bill in Congress seeks to investigate US Boat to Gaza for "terrorist" ties

A bill introduced in the United States Congress last month would require the State Department to investigate “The sources of any logistical, technical, or financial support for the Gaza flotilla ships, including the Audacity of Hope, that were set to set sail from Greece on July 1, 2011.” 

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