Sunday, March 5, 2017

What Gaza's Pal Arabs think about the electricity problems in Gaza - by Arnold Roth

...Leaving aside the clumsy English (they have higher priorities at B'Tselem), if you take a close look at the "battery-powered" lamp, you quickly notice - unless you're as obsessed with simplistic anti-Israel narratives as B'Tselem's lot are - that it's not. The lamp is plugged into a wall power socket. (And remember this earlier Gazan attempt from 2008 at pulling the shades over people's eyes? Reuters played a central role in that scam too.) Truth is often boring and shaded in grey. But that doesn't exonerate any of us from seeking it - even in the dark and the gloom.

Arnold/Frimet Roth..
This Ongoing War..
05 March '17..

Buried deep inside an opinion poll report just published by the Jerusalem Media and Communications Centre is a real nugget.

JMCC's website says the Ramallah-based organization was

established in 1988 by a group of Palestinian journalists and researchers seeking to provide information on what was happening in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Every few months, it publishes public opinion polls. The one we are discussing in this post was released for publication four days ago, on March 1, 2017. The next most recent one came out on October 9, 2016 - five months earlier.

To understand the context of what we're about to say, consider these recent news reports:

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