CAMERA posts in 3 languages, Oct 1: BBC Watch, Presspectiva, In Focus and Revista

Our regular round-up of posts from CAMERA affiliated sites:

Not fit for purpose: BBC backgrounder on second Intifada
Factual inaccuracies in one of the BBC’s backgrounders on the second Intifada. (BBC Watch)

BBC second Intifada backgrounders: ‘Sharon started it’
BBC backgrounders promote Sharon’s visit to Temple Mount as the cause of the second Intifada. (BBC Watch)

Why Public Events Work!
CAMERA helps bring Israel’s highest ranking Muslim diplomat, Ishmael Khaldi, to Cornell. (in Focus)

Middle East headlines in the Spanish-speaking press
Israel’s criticism towards Iran’s foreign policy has been highlighted in the media. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

Amira Hass and the 15 Martyrs
Is there a moral equivalency between the killing of two Israeli soldiers and the deaths of 15 Palestinians killed during the year? (Presspectiva)

Abbas and media complicity
According to the Spanish press, Mahmoud Abbas is “committed” to peace, Israel is an obstacle to it, and there is no Palestinian incitement to hatred. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

Rouhani Fever and CNN
As news organizations blatantly mischaracterize statements recently made by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, a number of Farsi-speakers challenge CNN’s account of his supposed “acknowledgment” of the Holocaust.. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

Pro-Israel Activists Applaud the Destruction of Israel?
Speaker at J-Street conference advocates for policies that would lead to the end of the Jewish State of Israel, and the crowd replies with applause. (in Focus)

Buried by the Guardian: The extremism of Hassan Rouhani
The Guardian’s fawning coverage of the new Iranian President omits any mention of his long record of suppressing dissent at home while supporting terrorism abroad. (CiF Watch)

 

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