The Guardian’s ‘I Hate Israel’ Rubber Stamp Brigade

A guest post by AKUS

Every month or two, a letter condemning Israel is published in the Guardian carrying multiple signatures. These typically include quite a few radical left figures with little else to concern themselves other than delegitimising the Jewish state.

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Whilst one wonders if these letters from “concerned citizens” represent the work of a ‘guiding hand’, it seems clear that Guardian editors see value in regurgitating different versions of the anti-Zionist agitprop which mirrors the talking points of “professional” pro-Palestinian activists.

Here are three recent examples of the signatories to such rubber-stamped ‘I hate Israel’ letters. Frequent signatories are underlined.  Not surprisingly, they include quite few current or former Guardian contributors and editors (*):

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