There are many inconsistencies in the accounts of those who say they were on the scene at Bilin with Abu Rahma, as questions continue to swirl around the circumstances of her death.
Recently, the LA Times interviewed two politicians – Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Arab MK Ahmad Tibi, putting the paper's bias on full display. While controversies surrounding Barkat were detailed, reporter Edmund Sanders failed to inform readers of Tibi's support for Israel's enemies and allowed him to distort numerous other facts.
Palestinians claim that settlers tried to enter a Palestinian village. The IDF denies it. The LA Times reports that settlers clashed with Palestinians in the village, a claim that not even the Palestinians themselves make.
Edmund Sanders' Los Angeles Times article on Maale Adumim includes falsehoods about the nearby Palestinian village of Azariya. His claims about water, employment and building are contradicted by official Palestinian census statistics.