Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Downplaying BDS Extremism at the NY Times...Again

BDS activists are open about their radical, rejectionist aims. So why does the New York Times pretend that the group is merely opposed to Israeli policies in the West Bank?

Gilead Ini..
CAMERA Media Analyses..
10 May '16..

Not for the first time, The New York Times today downplayed the aims of the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement, transforming it from an radically anti-Israel group into nothing more than a critic of the country's West Bank policies.

In a brief piece about Hillary Clinton's criticism of the BDS movement, reporter Maggie Haberman asserted that BDS merely is "critical of Israel's policies toward the West Bank."

In fact, there's a virtually unanimous consensus — one including critics of BDS, critics of Israel's policies in the West Bank, and even the movement itself — that BDS is about so much more.

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