CTV National News Whitewashes Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi As A “Heroine of the Resistance”

HonestReporting Canada has previously dealt with Canadian media outlets, specifically the CBC, for its having whitewashed Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi as “The new face of Palestinian resistance”. Now it’s CTV National News’ turn. In a July 29 report dubbed: ‘One teen’s rebellion,” Vancouver Bureau Chief Melanie Nagy (pictured right) produced a report (from Vancouver no […]

UPDATED: CBC Tacitly Questions if Ahed Tamimi Slapped an Israeli Soldier

HRC has previously criticized the CBC for producing news coverage which whitewashed Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi as “the new face of Palestinian resistance”. Today, we filed a complaint with the CBC as it produced reporting on Tamimi which tacitly questioned if Tamimi had in fact slapped an Israeli solider. On March 21 and on February […]

HRC in the Guardian: “Palestinians Must Teach Kids Peace”

In a commentary published today in the Guardian, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman points out that “Once the culture of incitement ends in Palestinian society, logic dictates that violence should subside. Palestinians must teach kids peace, not hatred, to procure the long-lasting peace we all seek.” Read our full commentary appended below or online by […]