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Tuesday, January 4 2011

Palestinians Caught In Another Libel?

Did Jawaher Abu Rahma really die from inhaling tear gas or is this yet another Big Lie? It wouldn't be the first time Palestinian deaths blamed on the IDF have turned out to be, at best, mistaken, or worse, outright libels.

See HonestReporting's latest communique: Palestinians Caught In Another Libel?

 

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AOL NEWS ran this story on their "front page". They tend to plaster their news stories with in my opinion anti-Israel writers. Please add AOL to the list of those to enlighten with the truth!
http://www.aolnews.com/2011/01/02/palestinian-protester-jawaher-abu-rahmah-dies-from-tear-gas-inha/

The real racism by the 'bash israel 24/7-ers' here is ironically not against jews ( who seem to be implicity regarded by their incessant critics as so saintly they are somehow supposed to endlessly rise above all provocations and turn cheeks, even after all 4 have been used up!) but against arabs/muslims who are also implicitly viewed as endlessly accountablity-free idiot children.

So curious..yet so true!

To understand how deep the bad faith at Haaretz is, you only need to see their 'news-management'. At first they went as far as suggesting that Israeli tear-gas must be nastier than what other police forces use, but since the IDF began casting doubts on the Pallywood version of the woman's death the whole incident has VANISHED from their website. Can you say 'cheap propaganda'?

All the Arabs have going for them is lies and media manipulation, along with scare tactics. They have had chance after chance to prove they are honest hard working people worthy of a yet another country of their own (see Jordan set up as their original homeland)...but the facts are clear about what they are after. G-d, however, has other plans for them.

Israel being a democracy, it's my opinion that the government or society organizations should start
sueing HAARETZ heavily for every lie they publish.

What HAARETZ is doing is wrong, a waste and a disservice to any decent person in the world !

How can you convince others including the BBC that the Palestinians tell lies? They simply will not believe that idea, even if you have evidence to back you up.If anyone has any useful techniques on how to say it in a way that does not make people even more anti israel than they were beforeit would be great if they could share their ideas with honestreporting.

It's typical of journalists these days to report the claims of Israel's enemies without checking the facts. This happened during the last Lebanon war, the Gaza incursion, and the Gaza flotilla boarding. We can't cure anti-Zionism (or anti-Semitism) among reporters, so our only choice is to monitor these travesties of the free press, correct their inaccuracies and protest loudly to the media owners.

It is shocking - maybe we ahould also tell stories that are true and get them as front page news?

I never heard of anyone dying from tear gas, and we inhaled it during basic training in the US military.

@ lynn...re 'how to convince about lying': a well known/documented pan -islamic , religiously sanctioned concept is that of 'taqiyya' or tactical dissimulation in the interests if furthering islamic causes ( such 'causes' being multiple and often conflicting , since each sect/movement/ethnicity thinks it's the purest and truest embodiment of islam and it's rivals are often viewed as themselves infidel).

Everybody lies...but not every culture officially puts a divine seal of approval on it.

A related notion is that of 'takfir"...behaving like the 'kaffir' ( infidel) in order to attack him from within.

All highly relevant to your question and to larger tactical issues of trustworthiness, whetehr in politics or journalistic sourceing.


IF A NEWS REPORTING AGENCY IS NOT HONEST AND IS BIASED , ISREAL SHOULD REVOLK THEIR PRIVLEDGE.

I read in another source that this lady was in a hospital dying of Leukemia during the protests and her death was a convenient chance to write a bash Israel sequel to Pallywood chapters of the past. IF this is true it is another example of the depth of evil existing in these Muslims. To use this lady and tarnish her reputation after her death is beyond despicable. even more outrageous is their lie about Israel somehow training sharks to go to Sharm el sheik and stay in the waters there. Since we did so well with that trick, now we're accused of training a spy vulture. Boy we're good.

Despicable deception to demonise the IDF once again!
Is there no end to their lies and deceit?

The arabs have a wonderful propaganda machine. I really admire it. They get away with murder.
Israel take note : You have a lot to learn in this chapter.

Gotta love those Pallies! What a great imagination. This is a worthy addition to my personal PLOPS (political legends, myths and propaganda poppycock) collection.

The Palestinian propagandists knows very well that once the lie has been spread it is hard for the truth to be noticed. The character of the media is so powerful as the first impact that most people can't distinguish verifiable facts from outright lies as most of the audience tend to believe that nobody will dare to publish a libel and get away with it. All this lessons were given by Goebbls the Nazi propagandist and the Arab allies are aplying them against Israel. As a news source for Israel bashers the Ha'aretz leftist paper is the best "sorce"

One should also find HIGHLY unusual that this is the second member of a family has been "killed" by IDF tear gas. Her brother allegedly suffered from "asthma", a herditary symptom. What idiot of parents send their children in a area where asthma symptoms will be exasperated?

One should also find HIGHLY unusual that this is the second member of a family has been "killed" by IDF tear gas. Her brother allegedly suffered from "asthma", a herditary symptom. What idiot of parents send their children in a area where asthma symptoms will be exasperated?

Also to put on the Honest Reporting media 'alerts' -- increasingly, Amy Goodman's DEMOCRACY NOW news program, aired on LinkTV and other channels, reveals an obvious pro-Palestianian bias. Coverage of the Turkish ship incident promoted as an Israeli massacre of peaceful activists is another recent example. The current tear gas report was so obviously flawed that any Joe Six-Pack on the street could tell.

I LOVE Amy Goodman, can NOT relinquish watching her program in spite of the obvious bias, and of course I support her constitutional right to say what ever she thinks. She has brought us numerous vital reports and interviews that are never covered by other media. That is her fearless 'forte' and no one can do this as she does.

Her pro-Palestinian bias however IS represented elsewhere in abundance. It detracts from her otherwise acclaimed independence, originality, and integrity.

For her own sake, and for ours, we have to encourage her to see this. My attempts to do so by other means have failed so far.

Does anyone have a suggestion?

Joan Peterdi

" Palestinians Caught In Another Libel?"

Its not that they were "caught" the question is did they succeed in another libel. The answer is a resounding yes.

Stan

Arab lies are called taqiyyah, and it's their war strategy. They use taqiyyah to hide their intent the same way we use camouflage to hide our presence. Unfortunately, they've been able to manipulate our media, and we must continue to be vigilant and force them to stick to journalistic ethics. And then remind them that their continued betrayal of democracies (Israel and the US) will only lead us to Islamic Sharia rule.


PLEASE PUT OUT NEWS RELEASES TO MAJOR MEDIA.PREACHING TO THE CHOIR ALOE DOES NOT CUT IT.

This story has the potential to degenerate into another Mohammed Al-Durra hoax, where the boy was seen to rise from the stretcher, which exculpatory evidence of the deception was never revealed in any mainstream media reports. The photo of the boy cowering in his father's arms reached legendary status. Sadly the truth has been consistently obscured and denounced.

This story has the potential to degenerate into another Mohammed Al-Durra hoax, where the boy was seen to rise from the stretcher, which exculpatory evidence of the deception was never revealed in any mainstream media reports. The photo of the boy cowering in his father's arms reached legendary status. Sadly the truth has been consistently obscured and denounced.

This story has the potential to degenerate into another Mohammed Al-Durra hoax, where the boy was seen to rise from the stretcher, which exculpatory evidence of the deception was never revealed in any mainstream media reports. The photo of the boy cowering in his father's arms reached legendary status. Sadly the truth has been consistently obscured and denounced.

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