Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Midweek links

From Ian:

More on Reuters bias:
Honest Reporting: Reuters Incorrect “Correction”
“Nothing “shook” the truce. Palestinian terrorists fired rockets at Israeli civilian areas. Hours later, Israel attacked (from the air, lest anyone think that the word “raid” implies that Israel entered Gaza on the ground) terrorists preparing to launch more rockets.
Would it be asking too much for Reuters on their correction to get the story right?”
HR Video: Reuters- It All Started When Israel Fired Back

Anti-Semite Charles Barron loses big in New York, demands recount
"At the risk of sounding like a sore loser, honesty compels me to say there will be no congratulatory statement to the opposition tonight, only because of the way the campaign was run," Barron was quoted as saying by the New York Daily News.
Australian parliament stands in silence in memory of Israeli athletes
"The move came after a motion was passed unanimously in parliament last night calling “on the International Olympic Committee to observe one minute’s silence at the 2012 Olympic Games in honour of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by terrorists at 1972 Munich Olympics.” The parliament decided that although the decision to hold a minute’s silence in London was yet to be reconsidered, the Australian parliament would hold one today."
The Incredible Shrinking US-Israel Security Cooperation

Michael Coren with documentary maker Nicky Larkin - Israel changed my mind

Forty Shades of Grey trailer


Brotherhood Representative Won’t Speak to Israeli Journalist

MEMRI: Morsi During Elections Campaign: Jihad Is Our Path; the Shari'a Is the Constitution of Egypt

And a Kurdish friend of Israel is kidnapped, reportedly by Iran.
Mawloud Afand, editor of Israel-Kurdish magazine "Israel Kurd" disappeared ten days ago in Kurdistan region of Iraq. His friends say he traveled to the city of Sulaimaniyah where he was abducted by Iranian Intelligence, as reported on Israel Army Radio, and reported by Israel national news.

(h/t O., Yoel)