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I told the truth about ‘Palestine’ – and this happened

Two things are key to my outlook – truth and historicity. Being driven by a need for honesty however, does mean that I am not so big on being ‘politically correct’. I believe that following such an ‘unchained’ strategy exposes the weaknesses of the anti-Israel propaganda machine far better than other, more ‘diplomatic’ methods. So on Sunday I put out a simple, factual tweet. I … Continue reading I told the truth about ‘Palestine’ – and this happened

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Nakba – a Twitter tale of 7 million distortions

Today on Twitter is Nakba Day. It is commemorated on 15th May, the day following Israel’s independence. As bad as the distortion and ignorance surrounding the conflict may be on any normal day, the nakba anniversary always takes it to a whole new level of insane. The true story behind the Nakba is a simple one. The UN partitioned the land between a Jewish state … Continue reading Nakba – a Twitter tale of 7 million distortions

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The BBC can only find Christmas trees in ‘Palestine’

On 5th December, BBC Newsround published a page titled ‘Christmas trees from around the world.’ If the BBC take it down, the page is archived. It was published on their Newsround pages and is explicitly targeted at children. The item is intended to raise the Christmas spirit and brings images of impressive Christmas trees across the world. So far, so good. Until you look at … Continue reading The BBC can only find Christmas trees in ‘Palestine’

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Hamas Lies and propaganda: From Gaza to the world in less than a minute

On November 11, there was a ‘botched’ Israeli special forces raid near Khan Yunis in Gaza. We cannot know exactly what the mission intended, but Nour Baraka, a regional commander of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam BrigadesĀ (military wing of Hamas) was one of those killed in the exchange of fire. Following the Israeli operation, Hamas fired over 460 rockets at Israel in twenty-five hours. When situations … Continue reading Hamas Lies and propaganda: From Gaza to the world in less than a minute

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The BBC Palestinian propaganda machine at work

On 12 January 2016, the NHS junior doctors went on strike. As is the norm these days, a social media campaign of people posting pictures of themselves with signs of solidarity took place. In Shifa Hospital in Gaza, Dr-Abu Rayan Ziara, a ‘recently qualified’ Palestinian doctor also posted a tweet, with a photo of himself and some colleagues holding a sign that stated: ‘Doctors of … Continue reading The BBC Palestinian propaganda machine at work