BBC NEWS COVERAGE OF TERRORISM IN ISRAEL – SEPTEMBER 2022

The Israel Security Agency’s report on terror attacks during September 2022 shows that throughout the month a total of 254 incidents took place: 212 in Judea & Samaria and 42 in Jerusalem and inside the ‘green line’. No incidents were recorded in the Gaza Strip sector.

In Judea & Samaria, Jerusalem and inside the ‘green line’ the agency recorded 139 attacks with petrol bombs, 53 attacks using pipe bombs, 34 shooting attacks, fourteen arson attacks, four stabbing attacks and four vehicular attacks.

Two people were killed and fourteen people were wounded in attacks during September.

On September 14th an IDF officer – Major Bar Falah – was killed near Jalame. Although BBC Jerusalem bureau staff were aware of that incident, it did not receive any coverage at the time on the BBC News website. Over two weeks later, on October 1st, the BBC News website published a rambling report (which will be addressed in due course) that includes a brief refence to Major Falah in its 61st paragraph.

On September 20th an 84-year-old woman was murdered in Holon. That story was likewise ignored by the BBC.

A soldier was wounded in the Hebron area in a stabbing attack on September 2nd. Four people were wounded in a shooting attack in the Jordan Rift Valley on September 4th and four members of the security forces were injured on the same day in a separate attack. On September 9th a civilian driver was wounded in a shooting attack and on September 12th one person was injured in an assault. One soldier was injured in a vehicular attack on September 22nd and two civilians were wounded in a stabbing attack at Shilat Junction on the same day.

None of those attacks – or any others – received any coverage on the BBC News website during September.

By contrast, visitors to that site were repeatedly told that “[s]ince January, more than 90 Palestinians, including militants and civilians, have been killed in the West Bank, mostly by Israeli security forces”.

In the first nine months of 2022 the BBC News website reported just 0.73% of the terror attacks against Israelis which actually took place (not including the rocket fire during Operation Breaking Dawn in August) and 80.9% of the fatalities resulting from those attacks.

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  1. says: Grimey

    And I have to pay £159 per annum licence fee to receive this left-wing, anti-Israel and antisemitic garbage – only so that I can watch other tv programs.

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