International Organizations & Campaigns

Spotlight on Flotilla Spokesman Edward Peck

Former Ambassador Edward Peck has emerged as a spokesmen for the Gaza flotilla, always maintaining a reasonable-sounding demeanor while he distorts the facts. His extreme criticism of the U.S. and his tolerance of terrorist groups, however, reveal a much more radical approach.

Huwaida Arraf’s Flotilla Fable on BBC

In the world of anti-Israel propagandists, no falsehood is too transparent or easily disputed. Arraf charged Gazan babies are denied formula by Israel, when in reality tons are regularly delivered.

Shapiro Uses News Hour to Distort Reality

Despite the efforts of host Gwen Ifill to challenge him on some key points, Free Gaza Movement leader Adam Shapiro used PBS NewsHour to propagandize on behalf of his radical organization's flotilla stunt.

Navigational Error at “Fareed Zakaria GPS”

On his CNN show "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Zakaria takes a wrong turn, falsely claiming that Israel annexed the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Also, the Turkish foreign minister dispenses falsehoods about international law and the IHH.

In Wake of Flotilla, NPR Coverage is Listing

NPR news analyst Daniel Schorr brands Israel's blockade of Hamas a "blockade of hate," while colleague Sheera Frankel ignores Erdogan's endorsement of Hamas. Tilted Gaza reports ignore Israeli offers to deliver flotilla aid, including concrete, and Hamas' refusal.

The Gaza Flotilla: Falsehoods and Facts

In the aftermath of Israel's raid on the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara, the media provided non-stop coverage with both information and misinformation. This backgrounder sorts out the facts from the falsehoods.

Greta Berlin: Gaza Flotilla Propagandist

Greta Berlin, spokeswoman for and co-founder of the Free Gaza movement, is a radical anti-Israel activist with a background in communications and theater arts. She apparently has no compunction about distorting the facts to further her agenda.

Israel’s Right to Blockade Gaza and to Interdict Shipping

Under international law Israel is within its rights to establish a maritime blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, and to arrest "peace activists" on board vessels attempting to run the blockade, since Hamas is a hostile entity engaged in illegal armed confiict against Israeli civilians.

Gaza Flotilla Crisis Yields More Coverage, More Bias

In the aftermath of Israel's operation to prevent pro-Palestinian radicals from violating the naval blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, media organizations are again focusing on Israel and its opponents in a way reminiscent of the onset of the second Palestinian "intifada."