BBC downplays Palestinian terrorism in Jenin incident report

Following the killings of three Palestinians in Jenin, Hamas urged the Palestinian Authority to halt all security cooperation with Israel.

The PA and Islamic Jihad apparently agree with Hamas:

The three militant groups, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Fatah, said in a joint statement that “military actions in the West Bank will be resumed soon and the Palestinian armed resistance against the Israeli occupation will never stop.”

It’s bloodthirsty Israel vs sweet Hamas, Fatah and Islamic Jihad, members of which just want to do their peaceful best to slaughter others, particularly Israelis. With moderate peace partners like Fatah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, how could the Obama – Kerry mandated Israeli – Palestinian “peace process” possibly go wrong?

BBC Watch

“Palestinians killed in Israeli raid” was the lead headline on the BBC News website’s Middle East page on the morning of March 22nd 2014. The sub-header also omitted any mention of what those Palestinians were doing when the incident which is the subject of the report took place.

“Israeli security forces shoot dead at least three Palestinians during an arrest operation in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.”

Jenin story on HP

The link leads to a short 132 word report titled “Three Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on Jenin“.

The article’s opening paragraph also ignores the actions of the Palestinian casualties.

“Israeli security forces have shot dead at least three Palestinians during a raid to arrest a Hamas member in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.”

Readers have to proceed to the third paragraph (out of a total of six) in order to discover that the…

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About danmillerinpanama

I was graduated from Yale University in 1963 with a B.A. in economics and from the University of Virginia School of law, where I was the notes editor of the Virginia Law Review in 1966. Following four years of active duty with the Army JAG Corps, with two tours in Korea, I entered private practice in Washington, D.C. specializing in communications law. I retired in 1996 to sail with my wife, Jeanie, on our sailboat Namaste to and in the Caribbean. In 2002, we settled in the Republic of Panama and live in a very rural area up in the mountains. I have contributed to Pajamas Media and Pajamas Tatler. In addition to my own blog, Dan Miller in Panama, I an an editor of Warsclerotic and contribute to China Daily Mail when I have something to write about North Korea.
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