UPDATED: HRC Prompts Globe Correction (Again!) Israel Isn’t Building "New Settlements"

In yesterday’s Globe and Mail, a front-page report by Adrian Morrow and an article by reporter Dakshana Bascaramurty both incorrectly claimed that Israel announced construction of new settlements in east Jerusalem, whereas Israel only announced the approval of the building of hundreds of homes within existing areas of east Jerusalem, described in another Globe report as homes […]

UPDATED: HRC Prompts Globe Correction (Again!) Israel Isn't Building "New Settlements"

In yesterday’s Globe and Mail, a front-page report by Adrian Morrow and an article by reporter Dakshana Bascaramurty both incorrectly claimed that Israel announced construction of new settlements in east Jerusalem, whereas Israel only announced the approval of the building of hundreds of homes within existing areas of east Jerusalem, described in another Globe report as homes […]

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 […]