The Tripod: CAMERA Links in 3 Languages – November 13th -19th edition

The everlasting accused
The Swiss report on the death of Yasser Arafat is used by the Spanish press to point a finger at Israel. (ReVista de Medio Oriente) Tripod logo

The attacker portrayed as a victim
Spanish news agency Europa Press published several articles attempting to address Israeli “violence” against the Palestinians while ignoring or downplaying Palestinian violence. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

A look at information bias
The release of Palestinian prisoners and the announcement by Israel of the construction of housing in East Jerusalem reflected how the majority of Hispanic media covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)

Conceding Peace
CAMERA supported Students Supporting Israel at the University of Minnesota publish an op-ed in their campus paper. (in Focus)

Brandeis Breaks with Al Quds University After Nazi-Style Rally
Al-Quds University President Nusseibeh tries to explain Nazi-Style rally on campus, warning of the “vilification campaigns by Jewish extremists.” (in Focus)

University of Massachusetts Amherst Hosts Sgt. Benjamin Anthony’s Lecture
Over 80 students attend CAMERA sponsored event at UMass-Amherst. (in Focus)

BBC misrepresents Israel’s stance on P5+1 talks yet again 
Despite having heard the contrary first hand from a senior Israeli minister, the BBC claims that Israel is opposed to talks with Iran. (BBC Watch)

Why we need to talk about the BBC’s promotion of Middle East conspiracy theories 
It’s time to join the dots between irresponsible Middle East reporting and the rise in antisemitism in Europe. (BBC Watch)

Silence in Media in Face of Eden Atias’s Brutal Murder 
An Israeli soldier is murdered by a Palestinian and the media focuses on settlements. (in Focus)

Drexel Event on Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations
Drexel students bring a Middle East expert to campus in CAMERA supported event. (in Focus)

Guardian columnist blames the persecution of Mid-East Christians on Israel’s creation 
The Guardian columnist views the disturbing news of anti-Christian persecution in Muslim countries within the Middle East – resulting in Christian communities fleeing the region in large numbers – and argues that the root cause is Israel’s creation. (CiF Watch)

Iran and the media blame Israel for Beirut attacks
EFE, Bolivia’s La Razón and Mexico’s Milenio published false accusation by Marzie Afjam, of Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and did not correct. (ReVista de Medio Oriente)



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