This ain’t no ‘media critique’. A primer? Yes. And what a primer it is. Priming the faithful to be ready to decry anything outside of HRs positioning of the issues as “anti-Israel media bias”.
HR set the core issues outside the parameters of either international law or the international consensus of a just solution.
The Jewish State
Israel’s most fundamental demands is Palestinian recognition of as a Jewish state. Israel
Well, almost. It’s actually one of the 'most fundamentalist demands' you could hear.
Don’t expect HR to advocate that
Lawrence of Cyberia notes the history of this escalating ambit claim: first it was simply recognition of
What the media often call "Arab East Jerusalem" usually refers to areas temporarily under Jordanian rule from 1948 to 1967 and restored after the Six Day War. Those areas include the
Old Cityand Judaism's holiest sites, the and Western Wall. Temple Mount
In addition, And a few little lies never hurt.
BordersThe beastly creatures! They want the ENTIRE West Bank and Gaza Strip!! As they are entitled to under international law. Again, Palestinians legal entitlements are nothing compared to what
For many Israelis, final borders are ultimately a question of security……In contrast, the Palestinians demand an independent state in the entire
rejects Palestinian return as non-starter. Israel
No surprise at all, given that the return of refugees to their former homes, should they wish to, is a right under international law.
HR however, are much more attuned to more important principles – “
And we urge readers to monitor their local coverage and make their voices heard.Yes indeed. Having been primed by HR to prioritize