Apologists for Israel take top posts at BBC By Amena Saleem

23 April 2013 — The Electronic Intifada

Israel’s occupation is airbrushed from the BBC’s coverage.

The American poet T.S. Eliot wrote that “April is the cruelest month.” The phrase springs to mind in April 2013, the month that a new director-general took up his post at the BBC and, within two weeks, had installed a line-up of hardline Zionists at the top of the world’s largest publicly-funded news organization.

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BBC defends false claims linking Rachel Corrie to killings of Israeli soldiers By Amena Saleem

3 April 2013 — The Electronic Intifada

The extent to which the BBC is prepared to misreport on the Israeli occupation has been made clear once again. A new ruling by the BBC Trust has defended the corporation’s coverage of the Rachel Corrie case, even though it falsely implied that the unarmed activist was in some way responsible for the deaths of Israeli soldiers.

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Britamgate: Staging False Flag Attacks in Syria By Andrey FOMIN (Russia)

30 January 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

On January 22 a telling leak cropped up in the Internet. British defense contractor’s BRITAM server was hacked and megabytes of classified internal files of the firm were released to the public. Now the case is acquiring a Britamgate scale due to the publication on Prison Planet. What is the story behind the leakage? Why this scandal is likely to turn around the situation in Syria?

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Palestine: Hackney PSC’s Catastrophe Club presents a film and discussion

Tuesday 28th February, 7 for 7.30 start:

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on “Defamation” (dir. <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Yoav Shamir, 2010, 93 mins)
Plus: Q&A with <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Miri Weingarten

This fascinating film looks at the political use of <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Holocaust memory and anti-semitism claims. In his exploration of modern Israeli life, the filmmaker travels the world in search of the most modern manifestations of the “oldest hatred” and comes up with some startling answers. In this irreverent quest, he tacks onto a class of Israeli school children on a pilgrimage to Auschwitz and follows <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>American Jewish leaders to the capitals of Europe where they warn government officials of the growing threat of anti-Semitism.

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The Palestine Papers reveal Britain’s sordid involvement in the ‘peace process’

28 January, 2011 — PSC

Amongst the 1,600 internal negotiations documents released this week, the most recent give a shocking insight into Britain’s involvement. It has been reported that MI6 were involved in planning secret security operations as well as training personnel to carry out detention and torture of opponents of the PA.

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Articles on Britain’s involvement:
MI6 offered to detain Hamas figures
Tony Blair criticised for ‘Israeli bias’

Read the PSC special update on the Palestine Papers here. It includes:
-Links to more information
-Commentary on the Palestine Papers
-Video: Panel of analysts discuss Palestine Papers on Al Jazeera
-Video: Diana Buttu speaks on the Palestine Papers
PSC special update on the Palestine papers

“Only authentic leaders can deliver a Middle East peace”: New article from Seamus Milne; Click here to read