Tag Archives: Gaza

BBC petition page – Now on Facebook

Petition update The Change BBC boilerplate on Gaza casualties to reflect disputed figures petition now has a Facebook page Petition the BBC. Action Items As always Like-Share-Comment

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… and the majority were not civilian

Force the BBC to fulfill their obligation for impartiality Sign-share-blog-tweet-discuss The petition is available on ipetitions.com. If clicking on the link or the ipetitions logo above does not suit your purpose paste http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/change-bbc-boilerplate-on-gaza-casualties-to into your browser. Aim of Petition Petition … Continue reading

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From the BBC template

Even by BBC standards this is a messy cut-and-past job: If you follow the simple, clear and correct Israel closes Gaza’s Erez crossing link from the BBC Mid East and News homepages you will reach Gaza conflict: Erez crossing ‘attacked’ amid Israel raids. You … Continue reading

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Something good might come …

… from this? Imagine a game of football† where instead of a rule book of specific do’s and don’ts many of the rules were relative to the judgement of the competitors and subject to the judgement of 3rd parties with … Continue reading

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Eating leather

Looking at the bigger picture The five-in-a-star for this post probably needs some explanation. I’ve been looking for some graphic analogy to explain Hamas mentality, when I thought of boxing. How many of you out there are boxing fans? If you are, … Continue reading

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BBC wipes Israel off the map

A course in map reading V The BBC has used variations of the following map (left) since the beginning of the war in Gaza: Operation Protective Edge†. Notice something missing? I’ll give you a clue. ISRAEL! Gaza is shown as an … Continue reading

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7 things 2 consider

 A Response to Ali A. Rizvi At the risk of damning Ali Rizvi with faint praise I will say his 7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East is a heroic effort to stay neutral, in an emotion-raising conflict. I, for … Continue reading

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FREE GAZA – from Hamas

Graphics to share Use and share these graphics freely. Free-Gaza-from-Hamas.zip contains these graphics in PNG and JPG format. This file may also be downloaded and shared.

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Criminals call for Court

Israel charged with war crimes at International Criminal Court (ICC) Will ICC will accept jurisdiction? I doubt it. It has refused in the past. Palestine is not a member state, neither is Israel, and only member states can raise charges. … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

There is a way to end the Gaza tragedy … but playing the blame game is not it Contributed by Ira Weiss It is tempting for activists on both sides to cynically use the tragedy of this war to advance their … Continue reading

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