Tag Archives: Gaza

BBC: Agenda or just sloppy?

0saves

0savesSave BufferReturn of the ‘scare quotes’ So much to object to in this latest uncredited offering from the BBC. It starts from a misleading headline, Israelis shoot dead ‘mentally ill’ woman near Gaza barrier, and goes downhill from there.

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Zionists run the BBC R.O.F.L.O.L

0saves

0savesSave BufferThe BBC is Zionist? Best response ever Five Minutes for Israel rarely just shares a piece that isn’t written specially for it but this response to a rant that the BBC is Zionist run is far too brilliant to … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , | Comments Off

A course in map reading IV

0saves

0savesSave BufferA picture is worth a thousand Five Minutes for Israel wrote about the ridiculous four maps that keep coming back in A course in map reading II. We would happily credit the author of this graphic debunking if someone … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs, Trad Graphics | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Winning by coming in 2nd

0saves

0savesSave BufferIf you can’t beat them define losing as winning If you have been following the discussion groups lately you’d see a couple of newish claims by the Israel Haters. As so often when one starts they all do. Makes … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

What Happened to the Supermarket Crisis in Gaza?

0saves

0savesSave BufferIDF gets it right Israel Haters wrong – again. There is considerable discussion about whether the IDF Spokesperson’s Blog wrongly labelled a supermarket as in GAZA. Depending on which Israel Hater is sharing, the well-stocked with luxury and ordinary … Continue reading

Posted in Action Items | Tagged , , | Comments Off

End of the Line

Petition: withdraw Charles Enderlin’s press licence It took thirteen years for the Israeli Government to announce what every rational person already knew. Mohamed al Durrah was in all reasonable likelihood not shot by the IDF at Netzarim Junction in the Gaza Strip on September … Continue reading

Posted in Action Items | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

A course in map reading III

  12 January 2013 Jabaliya on the map When you read BBC Gaza reports you can’t help wondering whether any of its reporters have ever visited. Or perhaps we should wonder if any of the subeditors ever thought to fact-check … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Population games

6 January 2013 Who wins the density prize? The myth that Gaza is (one of the) the most densely populated places in the world refuses to die†. Perhaps its their refusal to come to terms with Israel that provides the evidence that … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , | Comments Off

Why ROR sounds like ROAR

2 December 2012 Israel and the Arab Right of Return I was asked an apparently serious question why Israel objects to the Palestinian Right of Return. This was my extended answer. The short answer So why doesn’t Israel accept a … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Omar wasn’t a terrorist but Ahmed was

29 November 2012 Will the BBC amend the story? In If I was a Hamas PR guru … I would take lessons from the BBC, 5MFI accused the BBC of shilling for Hamas exactly as their media section would have directed. Now … Continue reading

Posted in 5MFI Blog | Tagged , , | Comments Off