An April 11, 2020 Washington Post report on tensions in Jerusalem over the coronavirus, omits key information about both the city and Israel's handling of the virus. Worse still, the newspaper acts as a forum for libels by Palestinian Authority officials.
While hundreds of rockets were being launched from Gaza at Israelis, several Washington Post dispatches showcased what is wrong with the newspaper’s reporting on the Jewish state.
The Washington Post is unwilling to provide readers with the facts about the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Worse still, the paper takes claims by BDS supporters like Omar Shakir and his employer, Human Rights Watch, at face value.
A Washington Post headline asserts that Israel has a 'double standard' for policing in its Arab communities. But details in the newspaper's own report refute this claim.