‘NYT’ Piece Whitewashed Occupation and Nakba

October 30, 2012   ·   0 Comments

Man overlooks school in Nakba refugee camp

By Philip Weiss: We've already gone after Colin Shindler's irresponsible piece in the New York Times yesterday that rubbed out the distinction between anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism because he relied on a dubious quote attributed to Nasrallah. The piece is also irresponsible because it whitewashes the Nakba and the occupation...


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