Well well: it transpires that the BBC is not, after all, averse to reporting the hounding out of diplomats from universities at which they have been invited to speak – just as long as the diplomat concerned happens to come from their own country.
In sharp contrast with its failure to report on the February 20th incident at Essex University in which the deputy Israeli ambassador to the UK had to be evacuated under threat, as well as its previous failure to report a similar incident in 2010 at Manchester University, the BBC has produced two items so far (here and here) relating to the incident on March 5th 2013 in which the British Consul General in Jerusalem was hounded out of Birzeit University near Ramallah.
In a glaring fail of accuracy, the written version of the report states:
“Some held up posters of Palestinian prisoners…
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