BBC sparks outrage after removing content following pressure from pro-Israel lobby

2 June 2021 — Middle East Monitor

A general view outside the BBC Studios on 27 May 2021 in England [Nathan Stirk/Getty Images]A general view outside the BBC Studios on 27 May 2021 in England [Nathan Stirk/Getty Images]

The BBC has removed a series of educational videos about Palestine and the origins of the ongoing Israeli occupation and ethnic cleansing, following pressure from a pro-Israel lobbyist organisation, UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI).

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BBC, Free Media, and Julian Assange

9 May 2021 — Counter Currents

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A video in which Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev is interviewed by Orla Guerin has resurfaced; the interview took place in November 2020. (The BBC version.)

Revealing is what is not seen in the BBC version. When Aliyev held up the mirror to Guerin’s “accusation” that there was no free media in Azerbaijan, the BBC responded by censoring Aliyev’s reference to Assange.
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