Globe Gives Anti-Israel Detractor a Platform to Attack Israel

As UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in “Palestine”, Michael Lynk (pictured right) is duty bound to be an objective, impartial and neutral arbiter of the Israeli-Palestinian impasse. Yet, due to his being an ardent anti-Israel detractor and Palestinian apologist, he fails to meet the basic criteria for this role. Accordingly, former Canadian Foreign Affairs […]

The 50th Anniversary of the Six Day War

Amazingly, in the CBC’s reporting on the impact of the Six Day War as we mark its 50th anniversary, nowhere did reports by Mideast correspondent Derek Stoffel mention that the war was waged by pan-Arab armies seeking the destruction of Israel. Derek Stoffel’s June 5 article on the CBC’s website and his June 6 CBC Radio […]

Wiping the Historical Jewish Connection to East Jerusalem Off The Map

Writing in the Globe and Mail on January 23, reporter Dakshana Bascaramurty (pictured below) erroneously assumed that Jewish ties to eastern Jerusalem only began in 1967. Bascaramurty falsely claimed the following (emphasis added): “The Palestinians want to establish their future capital in East Jerusalem, while Israel sees the whole city as its own capital. While the […]

Globe Reporter Omits Israel's Concerns of Arab Peace Initiative

Writing in the Globe and Mail yesterday (see full article below), foreign affairs reporter Patrick Martin covered Sunday’s official visit by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to Israel to discuss joint security efforts and to work towards forging comprehensive Middle East peace. In reporting on this rare visit by a high ranking Egyptian minister, Martin referred […]

CTV Gives Undue Platform to Anti-Zionist Professor to Discuss EU Labeling Controversy

CTV News has the right to interview any guest of its choosing, yet of all the people and experts CTV could have interviewed on the sensitive topic of the European Union’s labeling of goods produced in Israeli settlements – one that Israel claims is inherently racist and discriminatory – CTV gave an undue platform to Professor Yakov Rabkin, […]

Occupied Territories? Which Ones?

In a commentary in The Charlottetown Guardian, professor of political science professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, Henry Srebrnik, observes: “What do most people think of when someone talks about “the Occupied Territories?” They assume the speaker means the West Bank of the Jordan, of course, which has been under Israeli control following […]