Borders, Security Barrier and Checkpoints

New York Times Implies Israel’s Road Plan is Racist

A New York Times article about the construction of a divided highway meant to provide security for Israelis and territorial contiguity for Palestinians amounted to a partisan condemnation of Israeli policies.

Times Magazine Profile of Livni Mangles Key Issues

A New York Times Magazine profile of Israeli politician Tzipi Livni by Roger Cohen falsely portrayed Israel as violating U.N. resolutions, and falsely portrayed the Palestinians as opposing suicide bombings and favoring a two-state solution.

Is Israel Responsible for Palestinian Healthcare Woes?

Richard Horton, editor of The Lancet, the prestigious British medical journal, exploits his position to blame Israel for Palestinian healthcare problems in a lengthy article in the New York Review of Books.

German Bishops Cross the Line

When German Bishop Gregor Maria Franz Hanke compared Israel's security measures to the Nazi campaign to liquidate Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, he used rhetoric typically employed by anti-Zionists seeking to delegitimize Israel.

Israelis Not Invited

The recent issue of ELCA’s denominational magazine reports that organizers of a Lutheran-sponsored conference explicitly chose to not invite Israelis to an event where a Hamas-supported politician – Bethlehem Mayor Victor Batarseh – condemned Israel’s security barrier.

BBC Editor Sets Tone for Biased Reporting

BBC's coverage of the Middle East has an underlying text: Israel is at the root of all the region's conflicts. This biased perspective, exhibited in much of BBC's reporting, is institutional.