A series ostensibly about the Six-Day War was, instead, a line-up of broadcasts largely denouncing Israel for occupation, settlements and allegedly wrongful house demolition and land seizure in the West Bank.
Of all the installments of Martin Asser's "Obstacles to Peace" series, the "Borders and Settlements" section is the most balanced. Though it lacks the vitriolic language of the other reports, it nevertheless has serious shortcomings.
Settlements established by Israel in territories captured in the 1967 war have become a matter of great controversy among pro- and anti-settlement advocates who debate the legality of such communities.
Ynet.com, the English Web site of the Israeli daily newspaper, Yediot Aharonot, has published a CAMERA Op-Ed on the lack of reliability of Peace Now's claims about Israeli settlements.
Peace Now claimed in an October 2006 report that Israeli settlements are situated mostly on “private Palestinian land,” and in particular that the territory of the largest settlement, Ma’ale Adumim, is 86.4 percent “private Palestinian land.” Turns out they were a little off.
A CAMERA letter addresses omissions in a Washington Times Op-Ed by the Ziad Asali, president of the American Task Force on Palestine.
A Feb. 5, 2007 Time Magazine article by Jerusalem bureau chief Tim McGirk on Israeli settlements in the West Bank was not so much a news report as anti-settlement agitprop.
Jimmy Carter admitted in 2003 that at Camp David Prime Minister Begin agreed to only a three month settlement freeze, but he falsely charges in his book that Begin pledged an open-ended freeze, and then reneged.
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.
Israeli official: Leaked Peace Now map regarding "private Palestinian land" was based only on Palestinian claims and was used to keep track of those claims, many of which have been debunked.