Thursday, November 22, 2012

Overwhelming US support for onslaught was given in prejudicial disregard of Palestinian perspective — Scholars

by Terri Ginsberg, Fouzi El-Asmar, Raymond W. Baker, Ghada Karmi
"We believe that overwhelming U.S. government support for Operation Pillar of Defense has been offered brazenly and prejudicially, without a careful or balanced review of the facts and in blatant disregard for Palestinian perspectives and experiences. Official Israeli military and government reports have been accepted at the expense of such perspectives and experiences, and the objections of a small but significant number of dissenting Israelis have also not been considered. In turn the U.S. mainstream media has supplied a distorted representation of the situation in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories that fosters misinformation and ill-advised reactions, thus further endangering human lives."
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