Investigation launched based on allegations from group run by West Bank settler. Read more about FIFA attacks Palestinian football
Palestinian Media Watch
The director of an influential right-wing Israeli organization that monitors Palestinian media has been undermined by an Israeli court which recently ruled he is not an expert. Read more about Palestinian Media Watch's "biased" director no expert, rules Israeli court
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”. Read more about The Electronic Intifada barred from reporting inside UK “delegitimization” conference
It is difficult to recall a US secretary of state who embodied the ideals of the position: the promotion of dialogue and privileging of diplomacy. Unfortunately, US President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee, Hillary Clinton, is not likely to restore these ideals to the office. Clinton has long championed military action against the former Yugoslavia, Iraq and has promised to “obliterate” Iran if the state launched a nuclear strike against Israel. Dr. Marcy Newman comments for The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Will Palestinians hit Hillary's glass ceiling?