- Staying silent while Sri Lanka burns isn’t an option
- Israeli media rules: smear Goldstone, love the state and deny responsibility
- Clegg loves Israel (how could he not?) but urges some changes
|Staying silent while Sri Lanka burns isn’t an option
Posted: 08 May 2010 01:23 AM PDT
As writers, we have a duty to question our own people and their actions. It is a responsibility.
A fellow advisor on the UK-based Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice, Roma Tearne writes in the Independent on the pain of Sri Lanka and why we should all raise our voices:
|Israeli media rules: smear Goldstone, love the state and deny responsibility
Posted: 08 May 2010 01:01 AM PDT
This is how Israel’s biggest newspaper, Yediot, conducts its “journalism”. Smearing and in the service of the state. Here’s the lead:
And the final section could have been written by the Israeli Foreign Ministry:
Of course there’s nothing here to examine Goldstone’s findings over Israel’s conduct during Operation Cast Lead.
|Clegg loves Israel (how could he not?) but urges some changes
Posted: 08 May 2010 12:23 AM PDT
Britain’s Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg, currently the man of the hour in the UK, told Haaretz this week about his real views on Israel: