Wednesday, September 28, 2016

When a News Organization Covers-Up For the Violent “Gandhi of Palestine”

...Years of violence against soldiers, violence against civilians, destruction of personal property, insulting, spitting, and instigating riots. This is the “Palestinian Gandhi.” This is the “Palestinian Martin Luther King.” This is what Vice News calls “journalism.”

Daniel Pomerantz..
Honest Reporting..
28 September '16..

A highly misleading article from the online publication “Vice News” begins with the headline, “A Famous Palestinian Activist Could Be Sent to Israel Prison for His Years of Nonviolent Protest.”

Journalist Batya Ungar-Sargon says that Issa Amro is called the “Palestinian Gandhi,” and quotes an interviewee who compares him to Martin Luther King, Jr.

But what Vice won’t tell you is that Amro is actually not “non-violent” at all. In fact, he is quite violent.

According to the charges, Amro was actually arrested for his years of violence against Israeli soldiers and civilians, and for actively harming and degrading human beings in ways that Gandhi and Dr. King, in their time, found utterly deplorable.

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