As Palestinian Islamic Jihad indiscriminately fired nearly 1500 rockets at Israeli civilians and the Israeli military targeted the designated terror organization with some 400 airstrikes, France24 Arabic pundit Khaled Gharabli once again hastened to falsely charge Israel of committing war crimes with impunity.
Less than half a year after BBC reportedly terminated its relationship with British-Palestinian Abdel Bari Atwan, France24 Arabic warmly welcomed the rabid antisemite and staunch supporter of terrorism and ethnic cleansing.
The return of Jerusalem correspondent Laila Odeh to work after a brief suspension for her media posts glorifying terrorists sends a message to her France24 Arabic colleagues: it's time to return to the regularly scheduled program of anti-Israel content.
CAMERA Arabic's newest investigation unearths unchecked anti-Jewish bigotry thriving in the comments sections of France24 Arabic's social media, with several hundred comments praising deadly attacks against Jews since May 2021.
In ruling that Jerusalem correspondent Leila Odeh is fit for reporting and in failing to probe systemic anti-Israel bias in the Arabic service, France24 gives carte blanche to on air misconduct across the board.
“We commend France24 for investigating the four journalists but are dismayed at their decision to continue employing three of them,” said Andrea Levin, CAMERA’s executive director. “How are these three journalists acceptable at a serious news outlet? They report like opinion pundits on fringe hate sites — which is where, in fact, their bigoted views belong.”
On the heels of a CAMERA exposé of antisemitic social media posts by four journalists working for France24, the French state-owned news network has announced the suspension of the journalists and is currently investigating their social media pages.
Israeli Arab terrorists Karim and Maher Younis were convicted of the 1980 kidnapping and murder of Israeli soldier Avraham Bromberg. It's amazing how many facts about this case were misreported. With Arabic and English corrections at Reuters, AFP, France 24 and more, only The Jerusalem Post remains impervious to requests to set the record straight.